DEMRP promotes the social and economic regeneration of Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Individuals and families, it’s aims and objectives are to promote and develop education, employment and training opportunities for BME and hard to reach, disadvantaged low income communities.
To meet the needs of socially excluded groups, a strategic clearly focused approach is required that is firmly rooted in equality of opportunity and improved access to services and resources. DEMRP exists:
To assist targeted groups to meet their needs through research and advocacy enable change and improved access to social and economic regeneration activities. Its long-term objective is to further develop and improve the capacity of community groups and voluntary organisations.
To help develop and enable the black and minority ethnic (BME) voluntary and community sector to play a meaningful role in the economic, social and economic development of Doncaster and the sub region.To bring together people from the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Communities and Voluntary Sector to assist in training and developing them, thereby equipping them to respond effectively within their locality.
To facilitate liaison between groups and develop lines of communication and representation between the voluntary and statutory sector on key policy and planning issues.
To support BME communities and organisations to provide a better service and improve the capacity of BME organisations to deliver high quality training provision, to build the capacity of BME organisations, to promote social and economic regeneration, attract new funding and to secure training, social, and economic regeneration activities/contracts.
The Learning for All Community Training & Enterprise Centre (CTEC) is the training arm of the DEMRP and was established in 2002 to provide English language ESOL, ICT and vocational training to people from minority ethnic communities and has since extended its remit to include the wider local community.