The Common Platform paper in response to the draft Racial Equality Strategy


This Common Platform paper has been agreed by organisations working for and with people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME)[1] backgrounds living and working in Northern Ireland, in response to the draft Racial Equality Strategy, A Sense of Belonging, produced by the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister.

The Common Platform highlights agreed common themes and principles that the undersigned organisations believe are critical to the successful implementation of a strategy. It is not a summary of all issues or their input.

To view the Common Platform document click below

Common Platform paper (word doc)

and click below to view the PICAS pictorial response

RES Illustrated resource (pdf)

If, after reading this document you wish to sign up to these principles please email and type RES in the subject line.

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