"Evidence-based practice should combine the best research with the values of service users and the expertise of frontline staff"
The Race Equality Foundation’s rapidly expanding collection of free-to-view briefing papers, resources and weblinks can help staff to tackle discrimination and disadvantage and embed the promotion of race equality into their everyday work.
The Better Housing briefing collection
While there has been progress in the equalities agenda over the last decade, there is evidence to suggest that inequalities persist in access to and the provision of social housing services. The Better Housing briefing papers explore these inequalities, providing evidence and signposting practitioners towards good practice in social housing services. Although focusing on a variety of different issues and ethnic groups, overarching themes include:
- the obstacles to the participation and engagement of black and minority ethnic service users in housing services, such as segregation, dispersal or language
- the limitations which exist in the provision of culturally, ethnically and linguistically appropriate services, especially for service users who may be in rural areas/present a significant minority
- the impact of personal or institutional racism upon black and minority ethnic service users and staff
- the intersections between age, disability, gender, faith, poverty and ethnicity
- good practice examples to tackle discrimination and disadvantage
Help us build Better Housing
The Better Housing briefing collection is supplemented by high quality research, guidance and events information from other practitioners in the field. If you would like to submit your own resources, please use the following forms: