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#whatarewemissing Webinar: BAME Domestic Abuse

ISCRE (Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality) and the Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG have delivered a webinar on domestic abuse within the BAME community. Why focus on the BAME community? Inequality for minority groups is widespread and extends to the criminal justice system, healthcare, housing and schooling. The Office for National Statistics (2019) […]

Vital to build better understanding between communities in a divided society

Phanuel Mutumburi, business and operations director at the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE), explains the role of ISCRE in a divided society. I’m writing this column in the days after a mob attacked and broke into the US Capitol in Washington DC. Whatever the immediate stimulus for such an event, it is […]

Why we must work together to make 2021 a more equal year

Phanuel Mutumburi, business and operations director at the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE), looks at how vital it is that in 2021 community and health leaders work together to make life better and more equal for the county’s BAME community. 2020 was a traumatic year for many and a challenging one for […]

We need your stories! Your chance to help tell ISCRE’s story

The Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) has teamed up with Ipswich Museums to tell the story the charity’s history in a ground-breaking way – but it desperately needs material from across the county. The story of how and why ISCRE started in 1977 is a crucial part of Unmasked: The Power of Stories, […]

Communities share experiences of COVID-19 with local leaders

The Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) has welcomed a pledge from health and care leaders across the Integrated Care System to bring about change to ensure Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities are better supported and listened to. During a recent virtual event, jointly organised by ISCRE, Healthwatch Suffolk and the Ipswich […]

What Are We Missing? BAME Health Conference

What Are We Missing? event to “share experiences and map out solutions for BAME health and wellbeing” “As never before, the disproportionate numbers of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) citizens dying of COVID-19 nationally has shown more work needs to happen in health, care, workplace and housing settings. This system wide listening webinar will seek […]

ISCRE Statement

“Everyone at the Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) was appalled at the events in the video that showed the slow and painful death of Mr George Floyd. We are also aware that such assaults by police officers against people of African and African American heritage are regular occurrences and we send our […]

Dedicated Telephone Advice Line on European Union Settled Status (EUSS)

Suffolk Law Centre offers a dedicated Telephone Advice Line on European Union Settled Status (EUSS), starting April 28th.  EUSS Advice Line Have you tried the EUSS App and had problems? Have you put off making your EUSS application? Do you need an interpreter? Would you like someone to explain the EUSS scheme? Our EUSS Caseworker […]