Barking & Dagenham Racial Equality Council


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Barking & Dagenham Racial Equality Council has produced an exhibition on Migration which is currently being shown at Dagenham Heathway Library and will then be shown at the rest of the borough’s libraries between 7th July and 29th September:

Dagenham Library                                8th – 21st July

Thames View Library                            22nd July – 4th August

Valence Library                                    5th – 18th August

Mark’s Gate Library                              19th August – 1st September

Barking Learning Centre                       2nd September – 15th September

Robert Jeyes Library                             16th September – 29th September

We do hope you get the chance to go and see it.  We can also arrange to transport the exhibition to YOUR organisation, school, club etc for a small fee.  Just ring Lesley on 0208 594 2773 for more information.


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We have Myth-Busting Packs on:

  • New Arrivals
  • Homophobia
  • Islamaphobia
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Mental Illness
  • Africa
  • Disability
  • Trans-gender

We also have information on Equality & Human Rights in English and a variety of minority languages and also on CD

We have a range of briefings on different  religions available on request

We have a briefing paper on multiculturalism


THRIFT & THRIVE – a booklet on ways to make your money go further – ideal for today’s economic climate!

Welcome to the Website of Barking & Dagenham Racial Equality Council

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On this blog we aim to keep you informed about our activities, training and events we are running as well as all the regular services we provide.

You may also like to view the site we share with our sister organisations in the East Side Consortium on

The young people associated with our organisation also run their own blog which can be found on

We welcome your views and input.