MJR grew out of consultations held after the multi-ethnic riots in Tottenham and other areas in 2011. The charity was launched on 23rd September 2015, followed in November by a presentation in the House of Lords. Its aim is to raise awareness of the legacies of colonial slavery and industrial exploitation by gathering existing and commissioning new research, making the findings known through educational projects and seeking to resolve injustice, promote wellbeing and encourage community reconciliation in new and innovative ways.
The members of MJR are drawn from a number of organisations across the UK involved in Christian service and ministry, particularly in our inner-cities, and/or research into issues relevant to the problems encountered in such areas.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: