14 June, 2019

 

10 June, 2019

 

The Bristol Impact Fund small grants programme will soon launch its second round of funding, for projects that reduce the city’s inequalities. Grants will last two years, and will be awarded by Bristol City Council, up to the value of £20,000 (to be confirmed).

5 December, 2018

 

The Guardian has published the results of a poll which gives a picture of racial bias in Britain.

The report shows that people from ethnic minorities are more likely than white people to report a set of negative experiences linked to unconscious bias.

15 November, 2018

 

Equality Charter Representatives with Mayor Marvin Rees
13 November, 2018

Organisations from across Bristol have joined together to launch the city’s first collective agreement to promote the values of equality, diversity and inclusion.

The Bristol Equality Charter was launched at an event at M Shed on Monday 12 November with original signatories and supporting organisations gathered to show their commitment to promoting these values.

11 April, 2018
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse recently met with Bristol’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community leaders to raise awareness of the Truth Project. Voscur representatives from BME Voice and Influence and the Bristol Sexual Violence Support Consortium attended.
 
Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse spoke at the event last week, as well as the Head of Inquiry Office for the South West, David Poole.
 
27 March, 2018
The charity sector can be perceived as being caring and inclusive, but just how well are we doing at maintaining this? CharityJob’s latest research paper seeks to investigate diversity and discrimination in the not-for-profit sector, with a particular focus on recruitment and the workplace. Their research covers both candidate and recruiter perspectives, investigating gender, disability, ethnicity, age, relationship status and skills. 
 
A few of their findings include:
 
    23 January, 2018
    A ground-breaking report released by the Fawcett Society concludes that our legal system is failing women and needs fundamental reform. The report, which is the conclusion of the Fawcett Society’s Sex Discrimination Law Review (SDLR) Panel, also found that violence against women and girls is ‘endemic’ in the UK.
     
    17 January, 2018
    From 1 August 2018, changes to the law will put greater restrictions on who can run a charity. The Government has published new guidance to help individuals (such as trustees and those in senior management positions) to find out if the new ‘automatic disqualification’ rules apply to them.
     

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