Awareness raising session on Gypsy, Traveller and Roma Community

This training is open to all practitioners who work with individuals and/or families in Waltham Forest. It is facilitated by the Traveller Movement who are a non-governmental organisation that works to promote the rights of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities in the UK.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Traveller Movement – who we are, what we do
  • Stereotypes exercise
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in the UK
  • Who are Irish Travellers
  • Who are English Romany Gypsies
  • Common cultural beliefs and practices
  • Traveller men and women
  • Health in GRT communities
  • Racism against GRT communities
  • Hate speech/hate crime – manifestations and our case work
  • Discrimination in education – examples from case work

Please register here.

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