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Theresa May says victims of Windrush scandal will get compensation

Theresa May says the UK government will do whatever it takes to resolve the ‘anxieties and problems’ that people of the Windrush generation have endured, and has offered compensation were appropriate. read more here The Home Office has set up a dedicated web page to help Commonwealth citizens confirm their status...

Long-term Commonwealth-born UK residents declared “illegal immigrants”

A number of long term commonwealth born UK residents now face job losses, destitution, denial of health services and even deportation because they arrived in the 1950s and 1960s and were never formally naturalised or have no documents to prove their status. One such person is Michael Braithwaite, who arrived in Britain from...

BBC to air ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech by Enoch Powell

On Saturday April 14th and for first time on UK radio, Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech will be read in full on BBC Radio 4 by actor Ian McDiarmid. The BBC has defended this controversial decision which some have criticised as an "incitement to racial hatred" and a 'normalisation of racism'....

National Geographic confronts its failings on Race

National Geographic has confronted its failings in dealing with race over the years as part of a focus on race this April. Beginning a series about racial, ethnic, and religious groups and their changing roles in 21st-century life the National Geographic said: "How we present race matters. I hear from readers that National Geographic...

CARJ Liverpool Work Report 2017

Activities continue to increase in Liverpool. The highlight of the year was the visit of CARJ’s Chair Yogi Sutton to our projects accompanied by Administrator Gloria Oham. MUSIC The activity with the Voices of Hope Gospel Choir at St Hugh’s and St Clare’s Primary Schools has continued to flourish. Membership...

CARJ is looking for Volunteers to work with Prisoners

Volunteers are needed for work with Prisoners. Volunteers can play a very significant role in helping people in prison and post release. Prisoners value them greatly as they give their time to look after people who so often feel they are worthless. Volunteers motivated by their Catholic faith will have many...

CARJ’s Circle of Voices cited as ‘Superb’

Circle of Voices Choir which is a project of CARJ Liverpool has received glowing mention on Liverpool Archdiocese website. An article about the choir, noted that the 70 choristers are drawn from two schools with a high volume of established and new immigrants and that performing with the choir has...

CARJ Circle of Voices Gospel Choir Project First Year Evaluation

The 23 page evaluation of the Circle of Voices Children's Gospel Choir Project is now available for download. It is a comprehensive description and evaluation of the first year of the project and includes a description of the participating schools and their social context plus, in-depth interviews with the Headteachers...