Race Council Cymru (RCC) was established in 2010 as an overarching umbrella body with the mission to bring together key organisations within wales to cooperate on promoting integration, championing justice and race equality in institutions and society.
Rcc engages with bame grassroots communities and works directly with the local authority and governing bodies to promote the awareness of race inequalities; monitor the workings of the equality act 2010 as relating to integration, race equality and justice to assess its impact and identify areas for improvement.
We aim to work in partnership with our Primary Stakeholders and other appropriate bodies to promote Integration, champion Justice and Race Equality in our institutions and in society as a whole.
RCC will work to promote art, heritage and cultural activities for black and minority ethnic communities across Wales – linking in with strategic bodies including Welsh Government and others, as well as grassroots black and minority ethnic communities across Wales.
70th Anniversary of Windrush Generation in Wales – Cardiff and Swansea
Race Council Cymru and the Black History Cymru Elders marked the 70th Anniversary of the Empire Windrush arrival in Wales at the Senedd and the Lord Mayor’s Reception Room in the Guildhall to acknowledge the contribution the Windrush generation have made to our country.
The leader of the House, Julie James will host the celebration, as part of a week of events to mark Refugee Week, to commemorate Windrush Day and recognise its wide historic and present-day significance.
Race Council Cymru (RCC) has been elected to represent ethnic minority communities across Wales on the Third Sector Partnership Council (TSPC) for the next two years. We look forward to working with you all.
Rhaglennydd Datblygol Mis Hanes Pobl Dduon // Black History Month Emerging Programmer
As part of the Black History Month Celebrations 2018 Black History Month and Wales Millennium Centre are venturing on their first collaboration in the Centre cabaret space; ffresh opening the Centre’s Performances for the Curious season this Autumn.