Shirenewton Youth Development project

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As part of an ongoing strategy we are delighted to confirm a grant from Awards for All to bring Gypsies, Travellers and young people from other backgrounds together in the name of breaking down barriers and building bridges, the Romani Cultural and Arts Company’s latest project will combine hip-hop, street dance and the youth work skills of Newport’s Urban Circle. …

‘Travelling Ahead’

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‘Travelling Ahead’ is a pioneering new website designed by Save the Children in Wales for young Gypsies and Travellers. The website – www.travellingahead.org.uk – is the first of its kind in the UK and is part of Save the Children’s Travelling Ahead project. The colourful eye-catching design, fun ways for Gypsies and Travellers to meet others around Wales, and helpful …

Equality and Human Rights Commission Project

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This week sees the launch in Wales of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s follow-up research to the ‘Who Do You See?’ project (October 2008). The first report concluded that Gypsies and Travellers were one of the four groups most likely to experience discrimination in Wales, alongside people experiencing mental illness, refugees and asylum seekers and transgendered people. The new …