Following the publication of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review, 15 race equality and migrant rights organisations (full list below) have today called for an independent review into the extent of institutional racism in the Home Office and whether its immigration policies are in accordance with equality law around racial discrimination.
Leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation runs free workshops across the country and has just launched its Charity Property Matters Survey 2020.
Bolton CVS are recruiting for a Volunteering and Development Services Team Leader to join their team to lead their voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector Capacity Building Team in Bolton.
Bolton CVS are looking for someone who understands Bolton, it’s diverse VCSE sector and who has experience of supporting community organisations, charities and social enterprises with their development.
Two posts are being offered by Bolton CVS with Bolton at Home. You will be responsible for promoting and building community activity in Halliwell and local surrounding communities. You will be working with voluntary and community projects and supporting local people to get more involved in their local community. You will be a strong voice for local people and a link between services and residents.
Bolton CVS are looking for local residents with:
Martin Lewis is releasing £1,000,000 from my personal charity fund to provide grants of £5,000 to £20,000 to small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK – to help with specific UK coronavirus-related poverty relief projects.
Examples could include foodbanks, charities engaged in community aid, financial advice help and more. The hope is to get the money distributed within the next couple of weeks, and Martin Lewis is looking for projects that are up and running, or are in the process of being set up – to help to deliver help at speed.
The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched a coronavirus fundraising appeal to raise funds for local charities. The British Red Cross will be managing donations. NET will award grants and distribute money raised through a number of charitable organisations, for example local community foundations.
In response to the situation around COVID-19, AFM will be moving to weekly eBulletins to provide information, guidance and advice for older people and those who work with and support older people in Manchester. AFM hope to keep you up to date with what steps are being taken by the city, and the support being offered by local groups and communities.
Healthy Me Healthy Communities are raising £1,000 to purchase food and essential items to distribute to vulnerable people without support networks who are self-isolating. Following the recent COVID-19 government advice, they have taken the difficult decision to close their Community Grocers.
ACORN is currently pushing for the government to protect renters against the economic impact that the outbreak may have on them. The petition calls on the Government to enact temporary rent freezes for renters suffering with the virus or self isolating for the period of their self isolation and recovery. The measures brought in on 18 March banning any applications for new evictions in the next 3 months still compel renters to repay any rent payments they can't afford at this time through a future payment plan.
Stop Hate UK has recently received an increasing number of calls, across our helpline areas, from people experiencing racism, discrimination and verbal abuse, arising from perceptions that they are members of the Chinese community and therefore likely to be carriers of the coronavirus.