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TREC and Leicester & Leicestershire’s Community Organisations work together to tackle social and economic exclusion

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The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire

TREC office
Opening times:
Mon – Thurs 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 4pm
The office is closed to the public on Friday except by appointment

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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Research & Public Education


Public Education The Race Equality Centre works with all communities to encourage campaigns on specific local, regional and national race equality and race relations issues.


The REC's activities include working with the media on campaigns against extremist political activities and working with public bodies and service users to enhance consultation in line with the statutory Equality Duties on race and showcasing good practice in the implementation of the statutory duties.


Research & Public Education


The REC undertakes research and education into race equality matters. Areas to date have included:

  • Sports
    The barriers to participation in mainstream local leagues and clubs for racial minority women and men with recommendations to overcome same

  • Young People
    Plain Sailing or Uphill Struggle – the different outcomes in transition to adulthood for racial minority young people

  • Life Long Learning Review
    Race Equality Impact of the service review

  • Community and Faith Based organisations
    Mapping exercise of the voluntary sector social welfare service provision

  • New Arrivals needs
    The extent to which community facilities provide services to newly arrived Somali communities.

  • Employment
    Identification of barriers in Public Sector recruitment practices.

  • 2012 Budget Proposals
    Review of Equality Impact Assessments

  • Health Needs Assessments
    Currently research into the requirement for appropriate access to health services and education for new arrival communities

  • Regional Equality and Diversity - Click here for more details
    Deliver workshops, host conferences, produce publications to raise awareness of VCS organisations in the region of the equality implications of local, regional and national public policy initiatives.

  • Black History Season
    Facilitate and hosts lectures and other educational activities to raise awareness of the forgotten history of Black people in Britain and elsewhere.

  • E-bulletins
    Disseminating information by electronic means detailing contemporary race relations and race equality issues.

  • Hosting International Delegations - Click here for more details
    Providing educational opportunities for governmental delegates from European and other nations.