Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council (PDREC)

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council (PDREC)

Charity information

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council (PDREC)

PDREC works with Black and Minority Ethnic individuals, families and communities (inc. Refugees, Gypsy & Travellers), who have or are experiencing disadvantage, discrimation and it devastating effects

Founded 1993

  • Mission statement

    Our Vision is to create a city where people from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures and faiths have equal life chances and live in mutual respect. PDREC believes to build a fair and just society everyone must have an equal chance to live, work and learn free from prejudice, discrimination and racism. It values diversity and works in partnership with individuals and organisations that are also committed to race equality.

    This mission statement is underpinned by the following values:
    - We believe tracism and discrimination is abhorrent and has no place in our society; we therefore take every available opportunity to combat these two evils.
    - We listen respectfully to our clients and enable them to communicate their concerns in an atmosphere of belief and compassion.
    - We work at all times in an ethos of confidentiality, sensitivity and respect for individuals and cultures.
    - We support our clients in their choices and endeavour to empower them to follow their chosen plan of action.
    - We give the BME communities in Devon opportunities to be heard and to express their views to service providers and policy makers.
    - PDREC Officers offer a non-judgemental, empathetic approach to all of its clients.
    - We actively promote respect for difference within all of the communities of Devon and create opportunities to develop understanding and empathy between people from different backgrounds

  • Aims

    Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council (PDREC) aims to:

    • To work towards the elimination of racial discrimination
    • To promote equality of opportunity, and good relations, between persons of different racial groups
    • To reduce the levels of racial discrimination and harassment within the county of Devon and to educate the wider population on issues around racism and prejudice
  • Overview

    Established: February 1993

    Registered Charity Number: 1102012

    Board members: 9

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 01752224555

    Address: 3rd Floor, Plymouth School of Creative Arts, 22 Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3EG

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