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BASW supports Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2022

This year's theme is #WhatMakesAHome ...

The British Association of Social Workers is proud to support Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2022, an annual awareness month that aims to tackle prejudice, challenge myths and amplify the voices of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in our society.


This year's theme is 'What Makes A Home'. To mark the start of GRT History Month, BASW Cymru National Director Allison Hulmes has written a powerful personal reflection exploring this year's theme and urging people to take a stand against the Police Act, which is a threat to the culture and way of life of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities around the UK.

"It's bittersweet to be thinking about what home means when we have a law that can ultimately remove the homes of nomadic Gypsies and Travellers."

Resources and ways to get involved

Resources from Friends, Families and Travellers.

Resources and information from BASW

Videos & webinars

Policing Act 2022 Workshop Session One: Understanding the new powers and the impact on nomadism
'The Holocaust on Gypsy, Romany & Traveller Communities' 10 May 22