Understanding issues of race and identity in modern Britain and celebrating inclusive national identities in which we can all take pride.
Race is a prominent theme in an increasingly diverse Britain. British Future’s in-depth attitudes research seeks to increase understanding of ethnic minority and white British perspectives on our changing society – to inform efforts to advance race equality that can mobilise broad coalitions for equal opportunities. We promote shared identities that can challenge and defuse efforts to divide our society.
Race can involve difficult conversations – but we need to become more confident talking about it. British Future offers practical advice to institutions in politics and business, education and civic society interested in how constructive conversations about race can lead to positive change.
St George’s Day could be a moment when people in England from every background come together, but that just isn’t happening yet. We need to ensure that everyone feels invited to the party.
Speech from Sunder Katwala, Director of British Future, to the Cohesion Plus ‘A Legacy for Change’ event on Stephen Lawrence Day, 22 April 2021.
New research from British Future, on attitudes among white and ethnic minority citizens to race, prejudice and inequality in Britain, identifies the common ground on which to build a positive agenda for change.
Sunder Katwala examines new British Future research into how we talk about race, drawing on discussion groups held across the country and nationally representative polling.
A preview of new research findings for British Future, submitted to the Race Commission and to be published in full later this month, suggest why conversations about race can feel difficult – but also how we can find common ground.
The winning Biden-Harris ticket told at least three stories of integration in American public life, writes Sunder Katwala.
Commemorating Britain’s history can unite our society, according to the new ‘Remember Together’ initiative, launched in an open letter signed by prominent voices from culture, politics, faith, civil society and the military.
Lib Dem leadership candidates Layla Moran and Ed Davey spoke at a race equality hustings event, chaired by British Future’s Sunder Katwala.
This must be a year when talk turns into action on race, writes Sunder Katwala, discussing the government’s new Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.