Dear colleagues/network members I trust this letter finds you well. I am writing to express our profound support for the highly regarded immigration lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, who has recently been subjected to unwarranted and deeply troubling treatment by the Conservative party. As an organisation committed to EDI, we find it imperative to address this matter […]
If you are a black teenager in the UK and you are stopped by the police, it is important to know your rights and how to behave in order to ensure your safety and protect your rights. Here are some guidelines: 2. Know your rights: 3. Ask for identification: 4. Stay cooperative: 5. Record the
Inclusive Nudges: What they are and why they matter. Inclusive nudges are small, subtle changes in the environment or communication that encourage people to behave in more inclusive ways. They are designed to help overcome unconscious biases and create a more welcoming and respectful workplace for everyone. In this blog post, we will break down
Today, I wanted to shed some light on the beautiful and diverse world of gender identities. Let us talk about being trans and non-binary, and how these identities are valid and important. Firstly, being transgender means that a person’s gender identity does not align with the sex they were assigned at birth. For example, someone
Upon George Floyd‘s murder and the global racial reckoning that ensued, many qualified Black people found themselves getting top jobs or being promoted. There was an acceleration in the hiring of Black talent on a global scale. Companies were hell-bent on showing that they were ethnically diverse. And truth be told, many Black people embraced
Introduction: In the ongoing pursuit of equality, diversity and inclusion, addressing racial inequalities in the workplace is paramount. Organisations must take proactive steps to combat racism and create environments where all employees feel valued and empowered. The SUPPORT ACTIONS OF ANTI-RACISM framework serves as a comprehensive guide to promote active engagement, empathy, and positive change.
Introduction: National Inclusion Week is an annual event that encourages organisations and individuals to engage in open dialogues about inclusion, diversity, and equality. While these discussions can be challenging, they are essential for creating lasting change. In this blog, we will delve into the importance of addressing uncomfortable topics such as racism, transphobia, and islamophobia,
Date: August 17, 2023 Author: Equality and Diversity UK Ltd In a world striving for progress and acceptance, it’s disheartening to witness incidents of hatred and violence towards the LGBTQ+ community. Recent events, such as the disturbing homophobic attack outside an LGBTQ+ venue in Clapham, highlight the urgent need for action and change. At Equality
Introduction: Strategies for Dismantling Racism in the NHS: Racism Awareness and Education: Cultivating an Inclusive Environment: Creating Equal Opportunities: Support and Empowerment: Structural Changes: Community Engagement: Advocacy and Allyship: Continuous Improvement: Measuring Progress: Empowerment Through Representation: Conclusion: By implementing these strategies, we can dismantle racism in the NHS and create a more inclusive healthcare system.
The POWER Framework: A Guide to Addressing Racial Inequalities in the Workplace Through Active Listening
Introduction: In today’s diverse and interconnected world, the importance of addressing racial inequalities in the workplace cannot be overstated. As organisations strive to create inclusive environments, it’s crucial to cultivate an atmosphere of empathy, understanding, and active learning. One powerful tool that can aid this effort is active listening. In this blog, we introduce the