23 08, 2016

WSREC is taking part in a charity challenge!

WSREC is taking part in a #charity challenge! We will be #trekking Ben Nevis #Scotland, on the 3rd of September 2016. Not long to go so the WSTRECCERS will be busy getting into shape with training and fundraising. If you would like to sponsor us you can do so by visiting our My [...]

23 08, 2016

Assistant Employment Advisor

West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) is looking to recruit the following post for our Minority Ethnic Employment Training and Support (MEETS) project. Assistant Employment Advisor (18.5 hours per week @ £20,000 pa pro rata)  (Funded till 31/03/2018) The WSREC’s MEETS project works to deliver an employment and training [...]

18 08, 2016

Ethnic minorities face ‘entrenched’ racial inequality – watchdog

Black and ethnic minority people in Britain still face "entrenched" race inequality in many areas, including education and health, a watchdog warns. A review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which also looked at employment, housing, pay, and criminal justice, found an "alarming picture". Black graduates earn on average 23.1% less than white [...]

16 08, 2016

Kimiya Aliabadi

Kim is from Iran and came to the UK as a refugee in 2015. She is 23 years old. In Iran she was a student studying Psychology and had never had a job. When she arrived in Glasgow she went to the Job Centre to register for Job Seekers Allowance. She was [...]

9 08, 2016

Why me? Survey Launch

Why me? Survey We request you to participate in the Why me? Survey being conducted by the Scottish Alliance of Regional Equality Councils (SAREC) along with its constituent groups, Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC), Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), Grampian Regional Equality Council (GREC) and West of Scotland Regional Equality [...]

9 08, 2016

Out of Harm

In September the Out of Harm project begins workshops with young people. Out of Harm will develop a toolkit providing information and guidance for people who encounter young people who are self-harming. To develop the toolkit we are looking for referrals of young people (14-25 years old) who have experience of self-harm but [...]