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Black Voices: Reflecting on Racism

N, 14 “As a young mixed-race girl growing up in the UK… I believe that it is important that we recognise that the UK is not innocent, racism is sadly still very prevalent in our society… Alex, 14 “…there are

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The Windrush Scandal: What Next?

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk They came as British citizens at the invitation of the British government, but now, in 2018, those from the Windrush generation have been left frightened and uncertain of their future in the only country that many

young people protesting outside Big Ben with signs that read 'It's our future' and 'Let us decide our future'

Here’s to 2018, a year for young people

2017… What a year. It is perhaps fair to describe it as a turbulent year, with some incredible highs and devastating lows. However, throughout it all, a thread has been emerging, which highlights a hopeful pattern: young people in the

Responding to Young People’s Questions and Fears

By Sarah: sarah@equaliteach.co.uk “There’s just so much news at the moment, my head is going to explode!” – a recent comment from a year 6 girl I was working with, and she’s not alone. Whether it’s the Grenfell fire, Brexit,

“We Are Women: Hear Us Roar!”

By Sarah: sarah@equaliteach.co.uk On Saturday 21st January, my daughters and I participated in the Women’s March in London. We joined 100,000 others to march for the rights of all women across the world, to celebrate the diversity that exists amongst

Choose Love: My Volunteer Experience In Calais

By Rachel: rachel@equaliteach.co.uk Over the Christmas break, I spent four days volunteering in Calais with the grassroots charity Help Refugees. Naturally, in the days since, people have been asking me, ‘How was Calais?’ It’s not an easy question to answer,

Supporting Young People in Post-Referendum Britain

By Sarah: sarah@equaliteach.co.uk “Immigrants are the reason we voted to leave the EU” –10 year old pupil in an EqualiTeach workshop. On the morning of Friday 24th June, it became clear that Britain had experienced an historic vote that could

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