Greater Manchester Race Equality Panel

The Greater Manchester Race Equality Panel aims to address the systemic inequalities, racism, and discrimination which disadvantage the people of Greater Manchester because of their culture, ethnicity, or race.


The purpose of the panel is to:

  • advise and challenge Greater Manchester public sector bodies on their work to tackle systemic inequalities, racism and prevent discrimination. 
  • increase the visibility of issues relating to race and be involved in co-designing and implementing the solutions. 

For more information about the panel,


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Who we are looking for

The panel will be made up of individuals representing Greater Manchester’s communities and 10 districts. Intersectionality of race and other characteristics will also be considered.

We are looking for panel members who:


  • are passionate about tackling racial inequality and discrimination wherever they find it.
  • have strong links to communities, as well as the mechanisms to harness their views and represent them.
  • are also able to actively seek out the voices of people who are not currently heard, work with other perspectives, and aim to agree a ‘collective good’.
  • will inspire people from communities experiencing racial inequalities to participate in civic life
  • will champion the work of the panel to encourage wider participation and buy-in to its work.
  • have insight or first-hand experience of the issues the panel will focus on.
  • have experience of other marginalised groups.

What panel members will be expected to do

  • Commit a minimum of 12 half days to the work of the panel annually, including attending monthly meetings.
  • Take part in panel activity that relate to issues pertinent to your community.
  • Take forward any actions that have been agreed, and report back progress to the panel in the timescales agreed.

How to apply

To apply online please visit .


Note: If you would prefer to complete a Word version of the application form, please email


All applications must be received by Midnight Sunday 10th September, 2023


For any queries, please contact Molly on or 07979 028107