The Racial Equality Subgroup

A representative panel for minority ethnic communities that supports implementation of the Racial Equality Strategy and keeps actions by Government informed and relevant.

Racial Equality Subgroup list



Racial Equality Subgroup member organisations


African and Caribbean Support Organisation NI

Takura Donald Makoni


Nisha Tandon

Barnardo's NI

Judith Searle

Belfast Islamic Centre

Anwar Mady

Belfast Jewish Community

Dr Katy Radford

Black and Minority Ethnic Women's Network

Coumilah Manjoo

Bomoko NI

Mimi Unamoyo

British Red Cross

Ann Marie White

Bryson Charitable Group

Mary Hegarty

Building Communities Resource Centre

Fergal Quinn

Chinese Welfare Association

William Olphert

Equality Commission for NI

Paul Noonan

Flourish NI

Val Gibson


Susan Russam (CHAIR)

Horn of Africa People’s Aid NI

Suleiman Abdulahi

Indian Community Centre

Dr Satyavir Singhal

Inter Ethnic Forum, Mid and East Antrim

Ivy Goddard

Lower Ormeau Resident's Action Group (LORAG)

Konrad Pawlaszek

Migrant Centre NI

Gerry Tubritt

NI Human Rights Commission

Julia Buchanan

North Down YMCA

Monika Ciok-Giertuga

North West Migrants Forum

Shannon Doherty

Omagh Ethnic Communities Support Group

Jimmy Law

Philippines United Support Organisation

Jaybe Ofrasio

Polish Educational and Cultural Association

Ewa Kolakowska

Polish Language, Culture and Affairs (POLCA)

John Cieslik

South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (STEP NI)

Fintan McAliskey

Wah Hep Chinese Community Association

Paul Yam

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