Baroness Campbell of Surbiton joins a host of diversity leaders to launch a new awards ceremony honouring British diversity. The widely anticipated Excellence in Diversity Awards has opened its nominations for the 2015 ceremony to recognise companies with truly inclusive workforces. The inaugural awards, to be held at the Midland Hotel, Manchester on May 14th… Continue reading Baroness Campbell: ‘If we do not champion Diversity in Britain, then we cannot call ourselves inclusive’
Shabang! is all about raising awareness, promoting inclusion and acceptance, and celebrating difference. To this end we build networks of families with children with additional needs, bringing them together under the supportive umbrella of our arts based projects – life enhancing and confidence building; and hopefully giving everyone a great time. As winners of the… Continue reading Shabang! ….Live Love Laugh Learn
It was such an honour to be recognised as an entrepreneur of excellence and represent the LGBT community at the National Diversity Awards. Sitting in the same room as so many amazing individuals and organisations who work tirelessly to support their communities, at the NDA Awards Dinner, was humbling. It is often easy to forget… Continue reading You Made a Difference in My Life
We care about diversity and, I assume, equality. That’s why we are on this site is it not? With an election looming we need to be on our toes. We need to be ready to challenge the lies and stereotypes that will unfortunately start to flow as the parties sink to the lowest common denominator.… Continue reading Educate OUT Prejudice
This month we won the Community Organisation Award for Gender at the National Diversity Awards. I was genuinely surprised when they announced our name. At that moment I was sitting back in my chair getting ready to applaud the winner, when I realised they were playing our video on screen and saying our name. Chief Executive… Continue reading Supporting boys and young men: Is this the shift in mindset we’ve been waiting for?
There is a breeze blowing in parts of the world today. In some areas it is gentle, a serene zephyr drifting in the peaceful azure skyline. In other places it blows fiercely, knocking people off their feet, causing houses to be demolished and lives ruined. In such areas of our planet this breeze has become… Continue reading Conquering Intolerance Through Peace
This year, bloggers around the world are writing on the topic of inequality for Blog Action Day. Jess Day looks at how ‘boy’ and ‘girl’ toy marketing connects with the inequalities men and women face in adult life. The UK gender pay gap stands at nearly 20%. Direct and indirect discrimination certainly haven’t gone away,… Continue reading What do toys have to do with inequality?
I am sad that this is the blog post I am writing on return from my holiday, but I guess, ignorance never has a desired time to rear its ugly head. This blog post is a little different. It is for you to read, but the weight of its content is not for your shoulders… Continue reading MY WORTH AS A DISABLED PERSON
Since the National Diversity Awards 2013 when we were finalists in the ‘race, religion & faith category’, St Philip’s Centre has further developed its work with young people by working creatively to embed issues of religion and belief diversity into everyday life. Together with Leicester College, we developed the ‘All for One & One for… Continue reading All for One & One for All Project
The last few weeks have seen a massive debate on social media about the significance of race in certain institutions. It began with a photo campaign highlighting the voices and faces of black students from the University of Harvard. These students had come to believe that their voices often went unheard on their campus, their… Continue reading A call to action: If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem