Friends, Families and Travellers: Working towards equality
We work on behalf of all Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. We seek to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life. We provide advice and consultancy, promote health and wellbeing, contribute to research and policy making, deliver training and much more.
New equality report: Planning policies found to be ‘inadequate’ in addressing the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers
A report released today, Friday 13th September, by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has found ‘concerning trends’ in the ways local planning authorities are assessing and meeting the … Read more
The staff and trustees at Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Susan Alexander, ‘Alex’ as she was known to us all. … Read more
The devil is in the detail: Four tests the national strategy for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma must pass to be a success
Sarah Mann, Director at Friends Families and Travellers In June, the government announced the launch of a national strategy to tackle inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. After … Read more