Elective Home Education and Romani-Traveller Communities in Wales

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The issue of Elective Home Education (EHE), amongst teachers and parents is one that elicits strong opinions on both sides; parents choose EHE as they feel their culture, language and heritage is unrepresented in schools, their children vulnerable to bullying and discrimination and that, if their children haven’t learned the essentials in primary school, they won’t do so in secondary …

New Romani and Travellers E-Learning Training Module

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Following the recent publication of the Welsh Government’s ‘Enabling Gypsies, Roma and Travellers’ plan, the Centre for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR) has released a new ‘Romani and Traveller Healthcare’ e-learning training module which is the culmination of a year-long collaboration with the Romani Cultural and Arts Company. More than 100 stories were gathered for ‘Stories of Health & Wellness’, …

Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez, Activist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist and Pop Culture expert

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 28th profile will be of Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez (April 27,1988) is a Roma human rights activist, community organizer, screenwriter, cartoonist and Pop Culture expert. Rodriguez is currently working as Co-director of the Legacies of Empires program of the University of Washington and is the president of TernYpe, the international Roma youth network. …