News Highlights

My Journey - From Syria to Leicester
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TREC and Leicester & Leicestershire’s Community Organisations work together to tackle social and economic exclusion


New Online Course - Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

VIEW 2015/2016 annual report
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This is a rough guide to your basic rights on arrest.
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We also provide volunteering opportunities where individuals can, to the benefit of all parties, join with the staff of the TREC in the pursuit of their mission in Leicester & Leicestershire

The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire

TREC office
Opening times:
Mon – Thurs 9am – 5pm
The office is closed to the public on Friday except by appointment

Refugee/Integration Service
Opening times:
Mon – Thurs 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 4pm

Please note the office is closed every day for lunch between 1-2pm

Address: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE
Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
Online Contact Form

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Community Development

The Race Equality Centre provides support and advice to groups and organisations from racial minority backgrounds, which is designed to enhance their ability to proactively participate in political, social and economic activities.


The REC's community development activities include work with established communities and with new arrivals. We also deliver targeted work with women and young people from racial minority communities, working to enhance leadership from within alienated communities.

  • Leicester Civil Rights Movement
    Facilitate meetings championing rights for new arrivals and challenging racial injustice.

  • Racial Minority Voluntary Sector Assembly - Click here for more details
    Facilitate debates and promotes actions which addresses and/or influences structural improvements for racial minority communities.

  • Health Advocacy - Click here for more details
    Enhancing the capacity of community members to advocate for strategic improvement in health provision.

  • Electoral Registration
    Developing the understanding of the different election processes and the rights and opportunities for new arrival communities to participate.

  • Voluntary Sector Groups
    Supporting the development and maintenance of key voluntary sector groups addressing interest within racial minority communities.