Chrissie Browne: ‘Rom Belong’ and Widening Participation at King’s College London

Chrissie Browne is the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Student Lead in the Widening Participation Department at King’s College London. Chrissie has played a key part in developing the ‘Rom Belong‘ programme which aims to increase the representation of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students in higher education. Chrissie writes: This time last year I had just had … Read more

Last updated Apr 2, 2019

United Nations special rapporteur meets with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Civil Society to discuss racism and intolerance

Today, Tuesday 1st May, members of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Civil Society will meet with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. The meeting with the rapporteur was called in response to a submission to the United Nations by Friends, Families and Travellers and the … Read more

Last updated May 4, 2018

On World Health Day, FFT asks the government to commit to reducing health inequalities experienced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

Today, with the World Health Organization, we celebrate the 70th annual World Health Day. This year the theme is Universal Healthcare Coverage. The underpinning principle of this is that healthcare should be available to everyone, without discrimination. Sadly, not all UK citizens have access to the same standards of healthcare. On this day, we wish … Read more

Last updated Apr 7, 2018

Annual General Meeting 2017

You are invited to our Annual General Meeting with Tea and Cakes. On Saturday 23rd  September from 2.30pm to 4pm, we would like to welcome all members of Friends, Families and Travellers to our Brighton offices to meet with staff and hear about our activities this year. The meeting will take place in the FFT … Read more

Last updated Sep 5, 2017

Human Rights Tour: Brighton Event

On Tuesday 28th March, we’ll be hosting an event in partnership with the British Institute of Human Right’s. The event aims to: • Raise awareness about human rights and their relevance in everyday life • Provide a space for debate and discussion To secure your free place, please use our on-line booking form. What happens … Read more

Last updated Feb 15, 2018

Come and help to improve the health of your community: RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement

Come and join us for a full day training event on 28 September! Michelle Gavin and Emma Bray from Friends, Families and Travellers will guide you through the ‘Understanding Health Improvement’ course where you will learn about health inequality within the UK and receive tips and guidance on how inequalities can be tackled. You will learn ideas and … Read more

Last updated Aug 25, 2016

Annual General Meeting with Tea and Cakes

You are invited to join us at our Annual General Meeting and for tea and cake.  Date: Saturday 24 September 2016 Time: 2.30pm – 4pm Location: FFT office in Brighton, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG Please let us know you are coming to help us with our cake order by emailing … Read more

Last updated Aug 11, 2016

Working with Gypsies and Travellers: Brighton Training, Thursday 29th September 2016

On Thursday 29th September 2016, FFT will be holding a half day workshop in their Central Brighton offices. The training is lively and engaging and is catered towards the staff members of statutory or voluntary organisations. The aim of the course is to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills required to work more effectively … Read more

Last updated Feb 15, 2018