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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 50th Anniversary
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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: 1st Floor, Highfields Centre
96 Melbourne Road
Leicester, LE2 0DS

Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
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Testimonial: Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA)

Iris Lightfoote presentation is 35 minutes into the ceremony.



Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA)


Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA) has been involved with The Race
Equality Centre for many years, engaging in collaborative trips across Europe,
partnering on jointly funded programmes and sharing staff skills as appropriate.

The Race Equality Centre is Leicestershire’s conscience on issues of racial equality.
For decades this organisation has focused on the support of marginalised
communities, the recent migrants and, the under-represented.

The reach of this organisation across the public sphere is no mean feat and it is
tireless in championing racial justice in a city which professes a significant racial mix
by adding a ‘reality check’ to the complacent rhetoric.

In recent years TREC has managed to forge links with the business community to
ensure that social cohesion and equality are an integral part the City’s economic

This is an organisation which should be awarded for its role of working with policy
makers and communities irrespective of nationality, to address race equality

It was for these reasons LABA recently bestowed a lifetime achiever’s award on the
Chief Executive of The Race Equality Centre.