Resources

This section of the web site contains links to the sources that we have used throughout the website, other sources of information (including contact details and links) and useful tools for your own work.

References

Throughout this website we make reference to various reports, statistics and websites. Details of these references are as follows:

The Children’s Society

Nearly 9 out of every 10 children and young people from a Gypsy background have suffered racial abuse and nearly two thirds have also been bullied or physically attacked (This is who we are, Children’s Society, 2007)

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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month (England)

Go to most museums, libraries and schools and nothing about their history and culture is kept or taught. The result is a widespread ignorance about who they are, which sometimes turns to hatred, fear and misunderstanding. In schools, children learn more about the Romans, Vikings or even fairies than they do about Gypsy, Roma and Traveller cultures and what they have contributed to this world. As a result they are misunderstood, feared and loathed (Gypsy, Roma, Traveller History Month, http://www.grthm.co.uk)

Click here to download:

Gypsy & Travellers in Britain – History Timeline

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Stonewall

The two groups identified as the most threatening– asylum seekers and Travellers – were the only groups with whom most interviewees had had no contact (Understanding Prejudice 2004)

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The Welsh Assembly Government

The Welsh Assembly Government’s own report on the accommodation needs of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people  (Niner, 2006) spoke of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people having ‘distinct demographic and economic characteristics’ and being one of the most socially excluded groups in Britain. It also spoke of the extent to which that social exclusion was reinforced by their experiences of discrimination.

They noted the tendency of the settled community to stereotype and lump all Gypsy-Travellers together, and felt that Gypsy-Travellers are the population group against whom it is still ‘acceptable’ to make racist remarks. (Accommodation Needs of Gypsy-Travellers in Wales, Niner, 2006)

Accommodation Needs (WAG)

Contacts

We hope that the following contacts and web links are useful. If there are others that you think we should add please lets know by emailing isaacblake@romaniarts.co.uk.

The Romani Cultural and Arts Company is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

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Daniel Baker – Gypsy Artist

Web site: www.danielbaker.net

Daniel Baker is an artist, curator and researcher. A Romani Gypsy, born in Kent, he holds a PhD on the subject of Roma aesthetics from the Royal College of Art, London. Baker acted as exhibitor and adviser to the first and second Roma Pavilions; “Paradise Lost” and “Call the Witness” at the 52nd and 54th Venice Biennales respectively.  Baker’s art and writing examines the role of art in the enactment of social agency. His work can be found in collections across Europe, America, and Asia. Baker currently lives and works in London.

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Decade of Roma Inclusion Secretariat Foundation 2005-2015

Teréz krt. 46
H-1066 Budapest
Hungary

Tel: +36-1-411-1325; +36-1-269-1203
Fax: +36-1-411-1326

Web site: www.romadecade.org

The Decade Secretariat is a private foundation registered in Hungary as the Decade of Roma Inclusion Secretariat Foundation. The governing body of the Foundation is a five-member Board of Trustees consisting of representatives from the past and current Decade Presidency countries, the Open Society Institute and the World Bank. The Facilitator acts as secretary to the Board of Trustees.

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European Roma Information Office

Avenue Edouard Lacomblé 17,
2nd floor
1040 Brussels
Belgium

Tel:+32 (2) 733 34 62
Fax:+32 (2) 733 38 75

Email: office@erionet.eu

Web site: www.erionet.eu

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is an international advocacy organisation that promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing factual and in-depth information on a range of policy issues to European Union institutions, Roma civil organisations, governmental authorities and intergovernmental bodies.

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The European Roma Policy Coalition

European Roma Rights Centre
Madách tér 4
H-1074 Budapest
Hungary

Tel: +36 1 413 2200
Fax: +36 1 413 2201

Email: coordination@romapolicy.eu

Web site: www.romapolicy.eu

The European Roma Policy Coalition (ERPC) is an informal gathering of non-governmental organisations operating at EU level on issues of human rights, anti-discrimination, anti-racism, social inclusion, and Roma and Travellers’ rights.  The ERPC is committed to the principle of inclusion through participation and aims to promote the participation of Roma in all relevant processes.

The Coalition recommends the adoption of an EU Framework Strategy on Roma Inclusion, to promote and strengthen EU and national action aimed at the social inclusion of Roma in Europe. The EU Framework Strategy should be built on three pillars: equal access to education, health services, housing and employment; accountability of the authorities in their actions to protect the rights of the Roma community (i.e. legislation, policies); and empowerment of Roma community—through ensuring full participation and responsibility for the effective implementation of measures taken by the European Union and the Member States.

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Equality

Equality is a charity that works to uphold and secure the rights of the Roma ethnic minority group who migrated to Great Britain and Northern Ireland from Eastern European countries. Roma are regarded as the most vulnerable and deprived ethnic group within Europe. Equality supports Roma individuals and communities to resolve employment, housing, education, healthcare and social welfare issues through research, dialogue and engagement with local authorities, service providers, central government and others.

Web site: www.equality.uk.com

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Families Friends and Travellers

Community Base
113 Queens Road
Brighton
E. Sussex, BN1 3XG

Tel: 01273 234 777

Email: fft@gypsy-traveller.org

Web site: www.gypsy-traveller.org

The overall objective of the organisation is to work towards a more equitable society where everyone has the right to travel and to stop without constant fear of persecution because of their lifestyle. Consequently, FFT does not restrict it’s services to one particular group nor does it represent one group against another, but rather responds to the needs of the community as a whole.

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The fate of the European Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust

An estimated 500,000 European Roma and Sinti were murdered during the Holocaust – victims of racist persecution by the German Nazis and their fascist allies. But this genocide is still largely unknown. Roma and Sinti were murdered in extermination camps and died of hunger and disease in forced labour and concentration camps. Many more were deported and exploited as forced labour on farms, construction sites and in industry. For decades after the war the survivors were not recognised as victims of the Nazi persecution and received little or no compensation or restitution for their lost property. This site provides basic information on the genocide of European Roma and Sinti for teachers and students.

Web site: www.romasintigenocide.eu/en

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GIVING MEMORY A FUTURE

The Sinti and Roma in Italy and around the World

In 2012, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and the Centro di ricerca sulle relazioni interculturali dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Center for Research on Intercultural Relations at the Sacred Heart Catholic University) in Milan, Italy, developed Giving Memory a Future: The Holocaust and the Rights of Roma in Contemporary Europe—a multimedia educational resource with information about Sinti and Roma in Europe.  The main goal of the project is to provide information and resources to political decision makers and educational policy makers, in order to facilitate better understanding of the Sinti and Roma culture and history, develop new strategies of addressing discrimination against Sinti and Roma, and promote peaceful coexistence in Europe.  To support this goal, the project pursues the following objectives:

. Produce a multimedia resource incorporating audiovisual, documentary, legislative, scholarly, and mass media information related to Sinti and Roma rights and anti-Sinti and Roma discrimination;
. Inform target groups (political decision makers and educational policy makers) about the historical mechanisms that led to discrimination, exclusion, and persecution of the Roma in the twentieth century through a progressive erosion of their rights;
. Demonstrate the continuity and the mechanisms driving exclusion/persecution of Sinti and Roma throughout history and contemporary Europe.

Web site: www.sfi.usc.edu/education/roma-sinti/en/

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The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Clay Lake
Spalding
Lincolnshire
PE12 6BL

Tel: 01775 710599

Web site: www.boswell-romany-museum.com

The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum is located at Clay Lake near the town of Spalding in Lincolnshire, just off the A16. It is a unique experience for everyone with a large covered facility housing the UK’s finest collection of Romany vardos (Gypsy caravans), carts and harnesses. Visitors are greeted with a slide show and a talk about the Romany way of life and then allowed to roam freely around the vardos and realia.

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Gypsy – it!

Web site: www.gypsymusic.co.uk

A community project organised by the London Gypsy Orchestra in collaboration with the Czureja Gypsy family, and funded by Grassroots Grants.

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Gypsy & Traveller News

Web site: www.travellerspace-gypsyroads.blogspot.co.uk

Round up of UK Gypsy and Traveller news from local and national media, Gypsy and Traveller organisations etc. The source is linked to in the 1st line. The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by TravellerSpace.

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Gypsy & Traveller Wales

Trowbridge Community Centre
Caernarvon Way
Trowbridge
Cardiff

Tel: 02920 214411

Email: info@gtwales.org.uk

Web site: www.cgtp.co.uk

Gypsies and Travellers Wales (formerly Cardiff Gypsy & Traveller Project) was founded in 1981, and is a charitable company with a small staff managed by voluntary trustees.

We have worked primarily in Cardiff but also in surrounding local authorities. We are hoping to expand our work more widely across Wales.

Our Aims

Gypsies and Travellers Wales aims to support Gypsies and Travellers to improve access to suitable accommodation, public services and employment skills.

We are committed to supporting Gypsies and Travellers to voice their needs and concerns, and to encouraging policies and practices which meet these needs.

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The Gypsy Lore Society

University of Liverpool
Merseyside
L69 3BX

Tel: 0151 794 2696

Gypsy Lore Society Collections

Gypsy Lore Society Collections The historical archive and library collections of the Gypsy Lore Society, mostly mid 19th to mid 20th century.

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The Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association (GRTPA)

The GRTPA is a support Network for Police Personnel who are from a GRT background. We are a national organisation but our reach is international as we aim to link in with our Police colleagues from around the world.

The GRTPA’s main aim is to unite and support all Police Officers and Staff who are from GRT background . We will do this by promoting equality and fairness and by providing a support forum where members can share and discuss the issues which affect their working life.

Intrinsically linked to our main aim is the desire to foster good relationships between the Police and GRT Communities. We aim to do this by facilitating discussion, negotiation and co –operation between UK Police Forces, GRT communities and organisations. In doing so, we will establish a platform for sharing good practice in working with GRT Communities.

Web site: www.grtpa.com

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Home Space

Web site: www.homespacesa.co.uk

We’re a registered Community Interest Company (CIC), which is a not-for-profit business to provide affordable, sustainable accommodation options for Local Authority Gypsy and Traveller site owners and managers including, Housing Associations and Registered Social Landlords and to provide bespoke support packages for residents that provides secure accommodation that enhances quality of life and promotes life opportunities.

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Kushti Bok

A voice for Gypsies and Travellers in Dorset

Email: contactus@kushtibok.co.uk

Web site: www.kushtibok.co.uk

Kushti Bok means good luck in Romany. We chose the name to reflect our objectives to support and encourage people within our communities to overcome discrimination, isolation and stigma. We are a group representing both Gypsy and New Traveller communities which together form the largest single minority group in Dorset. Some of our families have been established in Dorset for over 500 years.

We act as a link between our communities and a range of local and national agencies. For example the Police, NHS, councils and education.

We work with many organisations to raise awareness of the needs of our communities and to overcome discrimination and barriers.

A main part of our aim is to assist Gypsies and Travellers to the education network. This may have been missed out on it through prejudice. Achieving qualifications can help create or improve existing businesses.

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K B Morgan

Email: thedecorativepainter@gmail.com

Web site: www.kbmorgan.co.uk

Web site: www.thedecorativepainter.co.uk

Traditional decorative painter, Illustrator and Restorer
I paint waggons , carts, fairground rides and showfronts.
Specialist paint finishes – gilding, marbling and wood graining.
Illustrations in colour and Black and white for books and cards.

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Leeds Gate

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange
Crown Point House
167-169 Cross Green Lane
Leeds
LS9 0BD

Email: info@leedsgate.co.uk

Web site: www.leedsgate.co.uk

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange (GATE) is a community members association for Gypsies and Travellers who live in, or resort to, Leeds.

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London Gypsy and Traveller Unit

London Gypsy & Traveller Unit
6, Westgate Street,
London E8 3RN

Tel 0208-533.2002
Fax 0208-533.7110

Web site: www.lgtu.org.uk

The London Gypsy & Traveller Unit, Charity No. 1072111, Company No. 3585698

The London Gypsy and Traveller Unit supports Travellers and Gypsies living in London: to influence decisions affecting their lives; to improve their quality of life and the opportunities available to them and to challenge the discrimination they routinely experience. In partnership with the Traveller community, LGTU uses this detailed experience to contribute to the development of local, regional and national policy.

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National Association of Gypsy Travellers Officers

Bill Forrester

Tel: 01622 221846
Mobile: 07831 804129
Email: enquiries@nagto.co.uk

Web site: www.nagto.co.uk

National association of Gypsy Travellers Officers set up to allow officers to share info, compare best practice and improve standards of service.

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The National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups

C/O DGLG
1-3 Ladygrove Mill
Lady Grove Road
Two Dales
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 2FG

Tel: 01629 732744

Email: natglg@outlook.com

Web site: www.nationalgypsytravellerfederation.org

The Aims of the Federation are:

1. To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with Gypsy and Traveller groups who are socially excluded and to relieve the needs of such people to assist them to integrate into society, in particular by:-

Providing a network group that encourages and enables members of the Gypsy and Traveller community to participate more effectively with the wider community.

Increasing, or co-ordinating, opportunities for members of the Gypsy and Traveller community to engage with service providers, to enable those providers to adapt services to better meet the needs of that community.

2. To educate the public, for the benefit of the public, in the culture, life and traditions of the Gypsy and Traveller community.

The federation aims to share good practice and encourages groups to work together.

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Open Society Fundations

224 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
United States

Tel: 1-212-548-0600
Fax: 1-212-548-4600

Web site: www.opensocietyfoundations.org

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.

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Patrin (East Midlands Gypsy Heritage Project)

Derbyshire Gypsy Liasion Group
Unit 3, Molyneux Business Park
Whitworth Road, Darley Dale
Matlock   Derbyshire
DE4 2HJ

Tel: 01629 732744

Web site: www.patrin.org.uk

This website has evolved from a project examining the heritage and cultural traditions of Gypsies and Travellers living in the East Midlands.

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Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

46 North Great Charles Street
Dublin 1
Co. Dublin
Ireland
Phone: +353 (01) 8780255
Fax: +353(01) 8742626
Email: info@pavee.ie
Web site: www.paveepoint.ie

Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre was founded as the Dublin Travellers and Education Development Group in 1985 at a time of significant struggle for the Traveller population.

Pavee Point works in many specific areas, including Drug and Alcohol addiction,Youth Work, Education, Information, Violence Against Women and Health. Pavee Point also runs a dedicated Roma programme, focusing on the rights of the Roma population in Ireland.

The organisation is made up of Roma, Travellers and members of the majority population working together for the realisation of human rights for minority groups.

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Robert Dawson

Robert Dawson
188 Alfreton Road
Blackwell
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 5JH

Tel: 01773 812 202

Email: bob@robertdawson.co.uk

Web site: www.robertdawson.co.uk

On this site you will find many unique Gypsy books, cards, educational material and a lot more. I’m a writer and member of various Romany and Traveller societies and some years ago was honoured at a Pride Not Prejudice conference with a lifetime achievement award. I first became involved in the 1950s.

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Roma Access Programs

The Roma Access Programs (RAP) is an externally funded unit at Central European University, Budapest that helps young Roma students to progress in their academic and professional careers. The long-term goal of RAP is to prepare young, outstanding Roma students to conduct local and international academic and advocacy work and to serve as role models and leaders for the Roma community overall.

Web site: www.rap.ceu.hu

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Roma Buzz Monitor

The new Roma Buzz Monitor is here, with new features and more access to information, opportunities and word about Roma from around the world.

Web site: www.roma.idebate.org

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Roma Community Care

Roma Community Care (RCC) is aiming to:

Produce an active and functional Advocacy group that is supported in its efforts to improve the lives of Roma and Eastern Europeans in Derby.
Produce and maintain a website that is aimed at signposting information sharing, and awareness raising around Roma and Eastern Europeans living in Derby.

Train, develop and support Community Champions who will work within the local community to help improve the lives of Roma and Eastern Europeans.
Work with, challenge and improve connections, policies and procedures with other agencies who are involved in working with Roma and Eastern Europeans.

Web site: www.romacommunitycare.org

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Roma Matrix

Working to stop racism towards Roma and to improve integration across Europe

Roma MATRIX is a project that aims to combat racism, intolerance and xenophobia towards Roma and to increase integration, though a programme of action across Europe. It is one of the largest Roma inclusion projects in the European Union.

We are a partnership of 20 organisations in 10 EU member states which contain 85% of the European Union’s Roma populations. The project runs for 2 years from April 2013 till March 2015. It is co-funded by the European Union’s Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme.

Key areas of our work across Europe

Countering stereotypes and raising awareness of racism through promoting positive images, public media campaigns, mentoring Roma in public authorities, and extensive networks.
Improving redress, reporting and support mechanisms for Roma experiencing racism and xenophobia through establishing reporting and care centres, and working with public authorities to improve redress mechanisms.
Fostering mutual understanding through cross-community mediation, work with Roma and non-Roma children, women health mediators and employment programmes.
Understanding and analysing racism through research.

Web site: www.romamatrix.eu

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Roma Routes

Surrey Heritage
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
Woking
Surrey
UK
GU21 6ND

Tel: 01483 518737
Fax: 01483 518738

Email: romaroutes@surreycc.gov.uk

Web site: www.romaroutes.eu

Roma Routes is a two year EU funded project designed to celebrate Roma heritage and culture, raise its profile and to develop a programme of events across Europe. The partnership includes heritage organisations and Roma representatives from Germany, Greece, Slovenia, Romania and the UK.

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Roma SOURCE

Migration Yorkshire (Leeds City Council)
Civic Hall
2nd Floor East
Calverley Street
Leeds
LS1 1UR
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)113 395 2437

Web site: www.romasource.eu

Roma SOURCE: a European project to stop discrimination and improve understanding between Roma and mainstream communities. The project has produced a range of resources you can use to promote equal rights for Roma and to reduce discrimination. Roma SOURCE has involved work from partners in Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.

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Roma Support Group

P.O. Box 23610
London
E7 0XB

Tel: 020 7511 8245

Email: info@romasupportgroup.org.uk

Web site: www.romasupportgroup.org.uk

The Roma Support Group is a Roma-led Registered Charity (Charity No: 1103782) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company Registration Number 4645981) working with East European Roma refugees and migrants

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Romani Cymru

Romany Wales Project
ValleyStream Cultural Media
Plas y Graig, Iolyn Park
Conwy,
North Wales
LL32 8UX

Tel: 01492-572614

www.valleystream.co.uk
www.gypsywaggons.co.uk

Wales’ first archival and interactive research project about the historic Romani tribes of Wales.

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RomanyGypsy.com

RomanyGypsy.com is a website to show & display Romany & Gypsy
products (mainly DVD’s) for Mike Barrett Productions Ltd.

Web site: www.romanygypsy.com

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Romany & Traveller Family History Society

A non-political non-profit making self help group. Member of the Federation of Family History Societies.

Web site: www.rtfhs.org.uk

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Romany Theatre Company

Llandaff Chambers
2 Regent Street
CAMBRIDGE
CB2 1AX

Tel: 07747 705716

Web site: www.romanytheatrecompany.com

We are the Romany Theatre Company (RTC). We were founded in 2002 by Dan Allum. We aim to create rich, powerful, and inspirational drama, be it for theatre, television, or radio. Our work is rooted in the culture and experiences of Romany people and focuses strongly on their struggle for equality and challenges negative opinions of them and the lives that they lead.

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Scottish Traveller Education Programme

Promoting equality in education for Travelling communities in Scotland

STEP is a national Knowledge, Exchange and Information centre, funded by Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, Support for Learning Division.
It is located in the Institute for Education, Teaching and Leadership at The Moray House School of Education, The University of Edinburgh.

The Moray House School of Education
The University of Edinburgh
Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
EH8 8AQ

Tel:0131 651 6444
Web site: www.step.education.ed.ac.uk

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Tales from the Trailer

This project is supported by The National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund with the assistance of St Fagans National History Museum.

An exciting innovative online exhibition that captures 20 distinct stories from the cultures of two very different Gypsy and Traveller (GT) communities across the sites in Cardiff.

Web site: www.talesfromthetrailer.romaniarts.co.uk

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Travelling Ahead

Phoenix House
2nd Floor
8 Cathedral Road
Cardiff
CF11 9LJ

Tel: 029 2039 6838

Email: travellingahead@savethechildren.org.uk

Web site: www.travellingahead.org.uk

The Travelling Ahead project is hosted by Save the Children and exists to support the rights and participation of young Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in Wales to have a voice and to have a say on issues that affect them. Working with partners, Travelling Ahead has supported the establishment of youth forums for young Gypsies and Travellers, which feed into a National forum.  The project is currently working to set up new regional forums in the North, South East and South West of Wales for young people to meet with each other, work on specific projects and engage with policy and decision makers in their regions. Better access to rights, advocacy and information; tackling bullying and hate crime and improving services are all key areas of work between 2014 – 2017

The Travelling Ahead website has a space for young people to discuss important issues, learn more about their rights and upload media content including their own stories, films and photographs, spearheaded by a group of Young Reporters.
The website also has a toolkit for professionals, which contains resources to support them in their work with young Gypsies and Travellers, information on culture, rights and policy context.

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Travellers Aid Trust

The Travellers Aid Trust
PO Box 16
Llangyndeyrn
Kidwelly
Carmarthenshire
SA17 5BN

Tel./fax: 01554 891 876

Email: info@travellersaidtrust.org

Web site: www.travellersaidtrust.org

The two main objectives of the charity are:

The relief of poverty, hardship, sickness and distress among such persons as adopt, whether temporarily or permanently and regardless of race, culture, nationality or ethnic origins, a nomadic style or habit of life (herein after referred to as ‘Travellers’).

The advancement of education among the children of Travellers by attendance at school or otherwise.

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Traveller Movement

The Resource Centre
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA

Tel: 020 7607 2002

Email: info@travellermovement.org.uk

Web site: www.irishtraveller.org.uk

The Traveller Movement is a national second tier community development charity working to raise the capacity and social inclusion of the Irish Traveller community in Britain.

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Travellers School Charitable Trust

Ty Loveden House
26 Bridge Street
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1QB

Email: 07786 466 107

Web site:www.travellersschool.org.uk

The Travellers’ School Charitable trust exists to support Travellers and their  children to access OPPORTUNITY, FREEDOM and CHOICE through education.

The charity started in 1988 due to an increased need amongst Traveller children for educational support  independent of mainstream education.  It continues today providing support, resources and projects.  If you want to get involved in any of the following ways,  please get in touch.

* Attend meetings, and become an Advisor/Trustee.

* Donate pens, pencils, books, toys, games, computers, alternative technology power-supplies, etc.

* Help with Project Funding: touring sites during winter-times, and on-site teaching.

* Organise a fundraising benefit, cafe, gig, jumble sale.

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TravellerSpace

TravellerSpace
T1 Champions Yard
Causewayhead
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 2TA

Tel./fax: 01736 366 940

Web site: www.travellerspace-cornwall.org

TravellerSpace is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee supporting Gypsies, Irish Travellers and New Travellers in Cornwall and the South West to access the services and opportunities available to the wider community and to have a voice in decision and policy making processes.

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Travellers’ Advice Team

The Community Law Partnership
4th Floor, Ruskin Chambers
191 Corporation Street
Birmingham
B4 6RP

Tel: 0121 685 8677
Fax: 0121 236 5121

Email: office@communitylawpartnership.co.uk

Web site: www.communitylawpartnership.co.uk

The Travellers Advice Team (TAT) at CLP provides advice, assistance and representation to Gypsies and Travellers throughout England and Wales in the following areas:

Evictions
Planning Matters
Matters involving rented sites
Homelessness
Other related matters
Cases involving boat-dwellers

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Travellers’ Times

The Rural Media Company
Packers House
25 West Street
Hereford
HR4 0BX

Tel: 01432 344 039

Email: travellerstimes@ruralmedia.co.uk

Web site: www.travellerstimes.org.uk

@ruralmedia
@travellerstimes

Travellers’ Times is the national bi-annual magazine and website for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.  TT publishesthe latest news, pictures, video, opinion, opportunities, as well as archive and resources.  TT also offers media training through its digital storytelling workshops and academy programme.

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Travellers’ Voice Magazine

Nestors Business Complex
Monksland
Athlone

Web site: www.involve.ie

Since its first edition in 1991, Voice of the Traveller has become the only magazine in Ireland specifically dedicated to profiling Traveller life today.

The magazine is published 5 times a year..

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UNITY PROJECT

Enabling Gypsy and Travellers to access and develop services that lead to user led participation and community support delivered with a focus on West Wales. The project has an Advice, Advocacy & Information Officer, Health & Wellbeing Officer and Community Engagement Officer. Through the project Gypsy and Travellers will be supported to develop an improved participation with service providers, have access to information and advocacy support and help with accessing health and wellbeing services.

The Unity Project also provides an all Wales helpline for Gypsy & Travellers that will signpost and refer community members to services in their area. The Helpline is able to take enquiries from Gypsy & Traveller community and from agencies who are working with members of the Gypsy & Traveller community.

Contact Details:

Catherine Fortune: Health & Wellbeing Officer; catherine.fortune@pembrokeshire.gov.uk 07920567668

Denise Barry Advice: Advocacy & Information Officer; denise.barry@pembrokeshire.gov.uk 07810551331

Bryn Hall: Community Engagement Officer; bryn.hall@pembrokeshire.gov.uk 07920567652

National Advocacy and Advice line for Gypsy & Travellers living in Wales

All Wales Helpline Number:

01646 686139

You can also find us on our Facebook page @ Facebook.com/UnityPembs

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York Travellers Trust

20 Falsgrave Crescent
York
YO30 7AZ

Tel: 01904 630526

Email: travellerstrustyork@yahoo.co.uk

Web site: www.yorktravellerstrust.wordpress.com

York Travellers Trust is a local charity based in York providing advice and support to members of the Gypsy and Traveller community from the surrounding area. It works closely with the community to meet their needs (with a number of staff who are Travellers themselves), and provide a wide range of services, from education and benefits advice to coffee mornings and keep fit.

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