Tag Archive for integration

Integration starts with contact in schools

Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds  - including 'twinning' of faith schools to help pupils mix with children of other faiths - should be mandatory in all state schools, British Future proposes today in its submission to the government's consultation on its Integrated Communities Strategy green paper.

Integration: getting it right locally

Report from 'Integration: Getting it right locally', a one-day conference organised by British Future, Hope not hate and the Barrow Cadbury Trust

Harry & Meghan: the new face of royalty in a changing Britain

When Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on 19 May, Britain will welcome its first mixed-race princess - and most Britons will barely notice.

Enoch Who? ‘Rivers of Blood’ is ancient history to young Britons of 2018

50 years on, does 'Rivers of blood' loom large over attitudes to race? Not if you're under 40.

The girl with snow in her hair and the blue umbrella

Angela Spence on growing up black & British in Wolverhampton in the shadow of 'Rivers of Blood'

New London integration strategy must truly be about ‘All of us’

The new London integration strategy must truly work for 'all of us', not just for migrants and minorities, if it is to really increase integration across the capital

Integration Green Paper: our 10-point plan to turn commitments into local action

What needs to happen to turn the Green Paper commitments into real integration? Jill Rutter highlights ten things that need to happen for this to take place.

Integration Green Paper: an important foundation for an ‘all of us’ approach

The new Integration Green Paper moves on from the Casey Review to a broader debate about integration. There is consensus on what we need to do - now we must get on and do it.

Conference: Immigration and integration – getting it right locally

Join us for ‘Immigration and integration: getting it right locally’, an essential event for anyone working on integration, community cohesion and immigration in the UK.

National Conversation on Immigration in Northern Ireland

Brexit feels more ‘real’ to people in Northern Ireland than in England and immigration is a less polarising issue for the public, according to series of new reports released today from the National Conversation on Immigration.

2017: the British Future year in review

In a year when issues of identity were never far from the headlines, British Future sought to link local and national debates about immigration and integration.

How can shared history help integration in Bradford today?

Naz Shah, MP for Bradford West, spoke at Bradford’s Cartwright Hall at a British Future event to explore how greater understanding of the First World War contribution from the Indian Army’s Muslim soldiers could help integration in Britain today.

Video: Bradford youth rap remembrance of shared history

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Muslim and non-Muslim youth in Bradford explore, in a new video, how remembering our shared history can help integration today.

Descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers and white officers uncover shared history: video

On 31 October 1914, Sepoy Khudadad Khan became the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest award for bravery. To mark this anniversary, this new film from British Future explores what happened when descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers came together with descendants of white WW1 Indian Army officers to learn more about their shared history at the National Archives

“I owe my existence to Indian army Muslim soldiers” – Paddy Ashdown

The former Lib Dem leader joined British Future at an event with descendants of Muslim soldiers and white officers who fought side-by-side in the WW1

A tale of two core votes – Labour immigration fringe

Labour's approach to immigration will need to bridge and reflect the concerns of both its Guardian and Mirror-reading supporters, Stoke MP Ruth Smeeth said.

Integration: Getting it right on the home front

Integration in the UK is just as important as what happens at our borders if we are to build consensus on immigration, writes Jill Rutter

Housing pressures: National Conversation reports from Cambridgeshire

The impact of immigration on housing supply was raised by National Conversation on Immigration groups in two very different parts of Cambridgeshire

Seeking balance: Ipswich National Conversation on immigration

What do people in Ipswich think about immigration? The first detailed report from the National Conversation on Immigration, visiting 60 towns by Spring 2018