“Race Alliance Wales isn’t just a talking shop. We are all about action.”
Race Alliance Wales (RAW) is an initiative which aims to act as a collaborative and self-directed platform for individuals and organisations interested in achieving race equality in Wales. Through collaborative work, we seek to contribute to a more equal, cohesive and globally responsible Wales, and to making Wales a welcoming place of safety where rights are enjoyed and BAME people can thrive.
RAW was initiated in 2018 and formally launched in December 2019, when it was also granted funds to undertake policy and research based work on the experience of racism BAME people in Wales have faced. This bid allowed for the recruitment of a Full Time Project Development Worker. The appointed staff, Leila Usmani and Jami Abramson in a job share capacity, are working towards developing the alliance by increasing membership and engaging with policy and research until January 2022.
Membership is open to any individual living in Wales who considers themselves to be BAME or is a volunteer or staff member from a BAME-focused / Anti-Racist group / organisation operating in Wales.
Any organisation committed to supporting the objectives of Race Alliance Wales will be invited to become supporting members provided there are no reasonable objections from the rest of the Alliance.