RJ Working considers that one of the most important ways of showing respect for a persons identity is never to reduce them to one aspect or element – everyone is complex, with multiple identities and relationships. Of course, there is also huge value, and strength, in connections through shared experience and using the Restorative model, we support increasingly brave conversations – in all our work, and perhaps especially through our youth-led projects ‘Beyond the Labels’ in Penzance and Bodmin. For more info please contact lucy@rjworking.co.uk.

In our relationships with the communities of Cornwall, we celebrate that there are many ways of belonging, many ways of connecting, sometimes through shared place of choice or home, sometimes through shared experiences of injustice or affirmation.

The Reason Why

This 10 episode podcast by Seamas Carey takes a deep dive look at Cornwall now, as told by the people who live there. Seamas talks identity, rural racism and xenophobia with both household names and historically unheard voices. From second-home owners to Cornish nationalists, Black Voices Cornwall to Cornwall’s transgender community – he asks; what does it mean to belong?

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Reni Eddo-Lodge FRSL is a British journalist and author, whose writing primarily focuses on feminism and exposing structural racism. Her blog 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race' later became a best selling book which explores the links between gender, class and race in Britain and other countries.