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> Please come to the Roma Support Group AGM on Thursday 16th November

Please come along to the Roma Support Group’s 19th Annual General Meeting which will give us a chance to reflect upon our work during the past year. The AGM will take place on Thursday, 16th November 2017 from 5 to 9 pm … Continue reading

> Roma Support Group publishes report on the exclusion of Roma children from English schools

Many Roma families think that England offers opportunities to young Roma which are denied in the country of their birth but Roma children’s experience of attending school can be difficult. A new report, produced by the Roma Support Group with … Continue reading

> Roma Oral History Project wins National Lottery support

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded £77,100 to the Roma Support Group for the Roma Oral History Project, which will work with Roma researchers, local community members, London Metropolitan Archives, museums and academic institutions to explore, archive and share … Continue reading

> How will Brexit affect the Roma community in the UK? Come along to this quarterly Roma Refugee and Migrant Forum to discuss

This event with a focus on Brexit will bring together professionals from different authorities and organizations working with Roma and Roma Champions and discuss different problems affecting the Roma community. The Roma Refugee and Migrant Forum in East London is … Continue reading

> Training course on Working with East European Roma in Safeguarding Context, 26th May 2017, London

We are holding a full day’s training courses in Working with East European Roma in Safeguarding Context on 26th May 2017. This is what a previous attendee had to say about the training: “The trainers had a really good insight into … Continue reading

> “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