05 Jun 2015

Myanmar – the human suffering continues …

No Comments Current News, Human Rights

We keep hearing of human suffering in the region of Myanmar which has seen people from Rohingyan ethnic origins try to flee what they have seen as persecution from the indigenous communities. Videos and photographs abound of the types of atrocities that can only be described as inhuman. We wish to express our solidarity with the […]

21 Apr 2015

Recruitment Opportunity with South Wales Police

No Comments Current News, Current Vacancies

**** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS NOW CLOSED **** South Wales Police in partnership with Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council  held a recruitment workshop on Thursday 23rd April from 6.30pm-8.00pm in Swansea University, Fulton House, Room West SA2 8PP These workshops provided an opportunity for participants to understand the recruitment process, speak to PCSO’s about the […]

19 Feb 2015

Chinese New Year 2015

No Comments Uncategorized

We would like to wish members of our Chinese communities in Swansea Bay and around the world with the traditional greetings of “Kung Hei Fat Choi” – Happy New Year Today marks the first day of Chinese New Year – this year being the Year of the Goat/Sheep. According to Chinese astrology each year is […]

17 Feb 2015

Multi-Cultural Party in Blaen-y-Maes

No Comments Current News, Festival, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA), Voices Have Spoken

On March 3rd 2015, Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council are holding a multi-cultural party in the SPARK Centre on Broughton Avenue, Blaen-y-Maes to celebrate the diversity of our city.  Anyone from the local community is welcome to come and join us. In partnership with  the SPARK Centre and SANDS Cymru, we are putting on various […]

15 Dec 2014

Advice Cafe

No Comments Current News, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA), Voices Have Spoken

A series of Advice Cafes have been organised by Swansea Bay REC teams dealing with hate crime/incidents and elder advocacy projects. The advice cafes will be staffed by officers from our Voices Have Spoken (VHS) team and the Minority Ethnic Elders Advocacy (MEEA) Team. Please see the PDF document on the link provided to read more […]

10 Nov 2014

Minority Ethnic Elders (MEE) Project

No Comments Current News, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA)

“Helping ethnic minority elders to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need” – these are the ethos of this new project being delivered in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. The MEEA project is an all Wales project funded by the Big lottery Fund for 3 years under Advantage Funding, […]

05 Nov 2014

A New Debate on EU Migrants

No Comments Current News

A recent report published by University College London suggests that new EU migrants have contributed almost £5 billions to the UK economy between 2004 and 2011. The report suggests that after taking into account costs of all public services, including those that increase with additional migrants coming into the country such as health and education […]

27 Oct 2014

Voices Have Spoken – Advice Cafe/Reporting Centres

No Comments Current News, Voices Have Spoken

Do you find it difficult to access services you need or feel you have been treated unfairly?  Have you or someone you know suffered a hate crime and don’t know what to do about it?  ‘Voices Have Spoken’ officers can provide advice, guidance and support. Come and join us at one of our drop-in-sessions for a […]

12 Mar 2014

Dylan Thomas Centenary

No Comments Engagement Gateway Project, Festival, World News

Swansea appears to be buzzing with words of Dylan Thomas, Swansea’s internationally acclaimed and prominent poet. As part of the Centenary celebrations a number of initiatives are underway. Here at SBREC, our Engagement Gateway staff have joined forces with Waterfront Museum to deliver benefits to their clients and at the same time celebrate the Centenary. […]

02 Jan 2014

Happy New Year 2014

No Comments Current News

Swansea Bay REC would like to wish a Happy and Prosperous New Year to all our patrons. 2013 was a year in which we achieved a lot in terms of how we behave towards each other. A positive outlook on life benefits everyone and we saw this attitude prevalent in most places that we visited. […]