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Black and Muslim Offenders Are More Likely To Be Badly Treated In Prison

A ground breaking report has been produced by Runnymede Trust and University of Greenwich, which finds that Black and Muslim offenders are more likely to be badly treated in prison, leading to poorer outcomes and mental health concerns. An integral part of the research was a 4-week intensive motivational workshop to BAME prisoners with the […]

Immigration work boosted by £10k grant – but campaign for a Suffolk Law Centre goes on

Immigration work boosted by £10k grant – but campaign for a Suffolk Law Centre goes on  The Access to Justice Foundation (ATJF), which supports legal initiatives that are provided free of charge, has awarded £10,000 to the Suffolk Law Advice Centre, which is run by the Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE). The […]

Law Centre Open Day

On November 8th 2017, ISCRE held a free Legal Advice Open Day for National Pro Bono Week. The whole day was dedicated to meeting clients and offering them free advice on a variety of issues. We continued raising donations in aid of our campaign A Law Centre for Suffolk through a bake sale, raffle tickets and selling Christmas cards.  After a successful […]

Suffolk Law Centre Christmas Cards

We are delighted to be selling these beautiful Christmas Cards in aid of our campaign A Law Centre for Suffolk. They have been designed by local artist and lawyer Anthony Wooding. If you would like to purchase the cards, please get in touch with: ALawCentreforSuffolk@iscre.org.uk or call: 01473 408111. Packs of 5 cards are on […]

Cash boost for Suffolk Law Centre campaign from East Anglian Chambers and Birketts Solicitors

A campaign aiming to raise £40,000 towards the creation of a law centre in Suffolk has received a cash boost from two companies.  East Anglian Chambers and Birketts Solicitors have each donated £1,000, bringing the total collected so far to more than £5,000. The drive to set up Suffolk Law Centre is being co-ordinated by […]

ISCRE’s 40th AGM “the best yet”

The Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE)’s 40th AGM, held last week at the University of Suffolk, was “the best yet in terms of diversity of people attending, the range of speakers and the sense of purpose given what we’ve achieved and what we are still doing to promote equality and combat illegal discrimination” according to […]

A Law Centre for Suffolk

We are growing a Law Centre for Suffolk. We want to give people free legal advice & support when they need it most. Suffolk is a legal advice desert. If you face eviction or rent a home in serious disrepair, you may have nobody to represent you in court. Many ordinary people can’t afford private […]

Keynote Speakers Confirmed for ISCRE’s 40th AGM

Plans are well underway for the 40th annual general meeting of Suffolk’s leading civil rights charity on 19 September, at which two speakers with longstanding connections to the organisation are scheduled to speak. “The Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) was founded in 1977 to tackle discrimination against Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic citizens […]