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Improving Education for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Young People

CARJ 9 Henry Road, London, United Kingdom

A Conference of the CARJ Traveller Support Network Wednesday 20 June 2018 (11:30 – 3:30) CARJ, 9 Henry Rd, London N4 2LF Despite serious efforts to overcome poverty and inequality, we remain a divided and unequal society, and too often young people from marginalised communities have to struggle to realise their full potential.    This meeting will address the challenges facing young people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities in the UK and how we can better support them..  Speakers and Participants from: Schools serving Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities The Traveller Movement The CARJ Traveller Support Network Other organisations and Networks and Individuals with an interest in educations  All are welcome and there is no charge for the day.  But please let us know in advance that you will be coming, and inform us of any special dietary requirements or other needs.  RSVP to  or  020 8802 8080. ______   The meeting will take place at the CARJ Office, 9 Henry Road, London N4 2LH.  The CARJ Office is in the basement of St Thomas More Church and is a short walk from Manor House Underground Station.   Leave the Station via Exit 5; and walk along Seven Sisters Road […]


CARJ 9 Henry Road, London, United Kingdom

CARJ AGM 3 November 2018 (11:00 – 4:00) St Thomas More Church 9 Henry Rd, London N4 2LH The CARJ Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 3 November 2018 at St Thomas More Church, 9 Henry Rd, London N4 2LH (11:00 – 4:00). Arrivals and registration from 10:30. The business meeting will start promptly at 11:00, followed by Mass, lunch, and an afternoon session exploring the theme: Equality and Community – Future Search The BREXIT Referendum has highlighted some of the serious divisions in our society. These divisions are set against the threat of terrorism, migration to and from the UK, a widening gap between rich and poor, discrimination, disadvantage and hate crime. In the face of this complex local and global challenge, we in CARJ are seeking a strategy which offers equality and community to the diverse groups who need support – including:  - Migrants, refugees, victims of trafficking and EU citizens in the wake of Brexit  -Young people struggling to achieve their full potential  - Muslim and Jewish groups who may be victims of Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism  - All victims of hate crime.  - Families in de-industrialised areas who feel ‘left behind’ […]


The next meeting of the Urban Network will take place on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at Newman House WC1

The next meeting of the Urban Network will take place on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at Newman House, 111 Gower St, London WC1 (12:00 – 5:00). The meeting will discuss: the history of the last ten years, where we are today and how we move forward Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia - politics, definitions and the law, the recent Social Mobility Report and the forthcoming Review of Inequalities in the UK. An Agenda will be circulated nearer the date of the meeting. Contact CARJ for more information.

CARJ Urban Network Wed 25 March 2020

Newman House, Gower St, Fitzrovia, London, United Kingdom

CARJ Urban Network Meeting Wednesday 25 March 2020 (12:00 – 5:00) Newman House, 111 Gower St, London WC1 The next meeting of the Urban Network will take place on Wednesday 25 March 2020 at Newman House, 111 Gower St, London WC1 (12:00 – 5:00). The following is a provisional Agenda. Provisional Agenda 1. Welcome, introductions, brief reports and sharing 12:00 2. Amazon Synod - Final Report Relevance to the UK and the wider world 12:45 Lunch 1:00 3. Commission on the Constitution, Democracy and Rights 1:30 Margaret Ann Fisken, former Chair of CARJ 4. Immigration policy and practice after Brexit and the Election 2:00 Ruth Stokes, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants Tea 3:00 5. Northern towns, cities, regions and the north/south divide 3:15 Ed Cox, Director of Public Services and Communities at the RSA 6. Any other business 4:30 7. Wrap up, finish and depart 4:45 ________ A sandwich lunch will be provided. It is useful, for catering purposes, to know that you are coming; but last-minute deciders are welcome. Arrivals from 11:30 and meeting starts at 12:00.   Please contact CARJ if you would like to attend and for more information.  0208 802 8080

Forgotten Children

Zoom Meeting on the plight of excluded children  Time TBC

Webinar: Combatting Racism the church’s role

This is the fourth webinar of six, in the 2023 summer webinar series 'The Struggle for Racial Justice - Recalling the past and discerning the future.'  This session will cover: efforts by the Churches to promote equality and community, making local churches into welcoming communities, efforts of the hierarchy, church organisations, local churches and schools to promote diversity, equality and community. The aim of these webinars is to reflect on the history of the past 75 years and attempt to discern the best ways forward for society and for the Church in the effort to bring about a more just, more equal and more cooperative society.   To register for one or more webinars or if you need further information, please contact the CARJ Administrator at   A link will be sent to all who register. The Webinars will be recorded and will be available on the CARJ website until the end of August 2023.