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> “Supporting Roma Voices”: new report published

An important new report has been published by Supporting Roma Voice (SRV), a multi-agency project delivered by a partnership of three agencies: University of Salford, Roma Support Group and the BHA. SRV’s aim was to support the growth of grassroots community advocacy as part of … Continue reading

Our history pages…

…trace the history of the RSG from its origins in 1998 to the present-day. Landmarks are listed in reverse chronological order so click on the “Older posts” link at the bottom of the page to go back in time!

> Come along to our Annual General Meeting on Monday 21st November

Roma Support Group (RSG) is pleased to invite you to the 18 th Annual General Meeting: Date: Monday, 21st November 2016 Time: 4.30pm – 9.00pm Venue: Woodgrange Community Centre, Bluebell Avenue, Manor Park, London, E12 6UJ Transport Links: Nearest Underground … Continue reading

> New online reporting site for hate crime incidents towards Roma

Gypsy and Traveller Empowerment Herts (GATE) have set up an online reporting tool for incidents of hate crime and hate speech towards Gypsy, Traveller and Roma community members. Wherever possible, such incidents should be reported to the police at a … Continue reading

2016 November: Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra plays at Royal Albert Hall

On 16th November the Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra performed at the Music for Youth Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. They were selected to perform following on from their successes at the regional festival at London’s Union Chapel, and then at the … Continue reading

> Three important new publications on Roma people and their rights

Three important publications about Roma people and their rights have just appeared: The London Borough of Brent, The Met Police and the Romanian Police, UKBA and the Romanian Roma: a joint briefing paper with AIRE Centre – Roma and other migrant workers … Continue reading

> Roma Support Group report on Roma rough sleepers published

A new report has been published, prepared by the Roma Support Group on behalf of St Mungo’s and Westminster City Council. It presents the findings of research carried out with Roma migrants sleeping rough in Westminster, including interviews with sixty-four … Continue reading

> New job opportunities at Roma Support Group!

The Roma Support Group is currently advertising for two posts: Roma Campaigning and Advocacy Project Worker (35 hours per week) and Roma Aspiration Project Worker (21 hours per week). The deadline for applications for both posts is Wednesday, 31st August … Continue reading

> Roma Support Group issues statement following outcome of UK referendum on EU membership

The Roma Support Group has issued a statement following the outcome of the referendum on EU membership: “This is a difficult time.  The majority of people in the UK have said that they want to leave the European Union.  This … Continue reading

2016 June: Roma Bridging Sounds Youth Orchestra plays at Water City Festival of the Arts

On Saturday 11 June the Roma Bridging Sounds Youth Orchestra played at the Water City Festival of the Arts at the Tower of London.