for Racial Equality is a publicly funded, non-governmental
body set up under the Race Relations Act 1976 to tackle racial
discrimination and promote racial equality.
works in both the public and private sectors to encourage
fair treatment and to promote equal opportunities for everyone,
regardless of their race, colour, nationality, or national
or ethnic origin.
It provides information and advice to people who think they
have suffered racial discrimination or harassment.
It works with public bodies, businesses, and organisations
from all sectors to promote policies and practices that will
help to ensure equal treatment for all.
It runs campaigns to raise awareness of race issues, and encourage
organisations and individuals to play their part in creating
a just society.
It makes sure that all new laws take full account of the Race
Relations Act and the protection it gives against discrimination.