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ISCRE and the Suffolk Law Centre: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Suffolk Law Centre and ISCRE are still here to help our local communities and people in need of legal advice during this difficult time. To protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and volunteers, we have closed our office to personal callers and moved all our services to phone and email. To contact Suffolk Law […]

COMMUNITY MEETING – BLACK PANTHER EXHIBITION

You are invited to a community meeting to help plan for the Black Panther exhibition which is coming to Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich. Ipswich will be the only town in the UK to host this major exhibition which includes a display of sensational costumes worn by leading characters from the hit film Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. […]

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, […]

Attack on St Matthew’s Street

Alongside the whole community along St. Matthew’s Street, the staff and volunteers at ISCRE are shocked and saddened by the attack on Sunday morning. Our thoughts are very much with the victim’s family and friends and we call on the whole of the community across Ipswich to come together in expressing their grief. We urge […]

High School in Ipswich seeking School-Based mentors!

We know that with the time pressures most people face, mentoring may seem like a major commitment, but it takes as little as 4 hours a month to be part of the school’s mentoring programme; 4 hours to make a difference in the life of a young person by encouraging them to explore their greatest […]

#SuffolkSolidarity Stand Up To Racism event: speakers confirmed, communities urged to turn out

The Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) has confirmed the current speaker line-up for the forthcoming community event held in response to the posting up of stickers around Ipswich by a white supremacist group. The event will be held at the Cornhill, Ipswich on Saturday 8 February from 12 noon onwards. Community groups […]

Influencing Change in the Criminal Justice Sector: A Community Approach

We’re delighted to announce that we have been awarded £58 000 in funding from Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales to help us make a positive impact on policy and practice in the criminal justice system. Our project is aiming to influence policy around the importance of improving outcomes for BAME men in prisons […]

Project to Support Wellbeing in East Suffolk Schools

Students at schools in East Suffolk are set to benefit from a brand-new project which aims to support and develop their wellbeing. The project is being funded by NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (IESCCG) and Suffolk County Council, working with Suffolk Community Foundation. It forms an integral part of the system-wide Emotional […]

Comment

“The recent article on the topic of crime in the EADT (https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/tom-hunt-mp-ipswich-crime-column-1-6459576) by the newly-elected MP for Ipswich is at best disappointing and at worst an ill-judged piece of dogwhistling. Tom Hunt refers to ‘certain communities’ and the need for ‘action….based on the facts as we see them’, in relation to crime in our county […]