Press releases

We speak up against racial inequality across the UK.

Find all the latest major announcements, breaking news, press releases and commentary from the Race Equality Foundation on issues relating to inequalities in health and social care, housing and other public services.

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Latest press releases

  • 14Sep

    Race Equality Foundation launches new pioneering toolkit to improve children’s wellbeing

    The Race Equality Foundation has today launched a new toolkit which aims to reduce health inequalities and improve health and wellbeing for children, through reducing parental conflict. The unique toolkit highlights that: ●  1 in 10 children living with both parents have one parent reporting ‘relationship distress’ ●  Children’s wellbeing and life outcomes are affected by conflict between their […]

  • 8Sep

    Race Equality Foundation responds to new Government plans for social care

    Responding to the Government announcement on social care, Jabeer Butt OBE, CEO of the Race Equality Foundation said:  “Today’s announcement is important, particularly for our ageing Black, Asian and minority ethnic population, with comparatively poorer health, who have been disproportionately impacted by Covid.  “More money for our cash-strapped NHS is a positive and sorely needed […]

  • 18Aug

    Race Equality Foundation comments on unemployment gap for Black, Asian and minority ethnic workers

    Commenting on the newly published ONS labour market report and the TUC’s analysis of BME unemployment figures, Jabeer Butt OBE, CEO of the Race Equality Foundation said: “While this report shows the UK labour market starting to rebound, we cannot brush aside the bad news. Reports that the unemployment rate for Black, Asian and ethnic minority workers has risen […]

  • 25May

    Racism and Housing Article

    Our Cheif Executive Jabeer Butt OBE was recently featured in Inside Housing’s new series Racism and Housing. The recent shocking exposés about damp, mouldy, and unsanitary conditions in social housing in the national media sparked an investigation by the Housing Ombudsman. This article on how race impacts on people’s chances of living in a damp […]

  • 26Jun

    SFSC programme on the Wright Show

    The Foundation welcomes the comments of Journalist and Broadcaster, Martin Daubney, on the Wright Show on Friday 22nd June, about his attendance at an SFSC Parenting Course in Southwark.  Great to hear someone in the public eye sharing his experiences about asking for and receiving help in bringing up his son, and to find out […]