Jo Chimes, Everyday Equality project lead, shares her thoughts on our recent conference, Everyday Equality: challenging discrimination in welfare benefits.
During our May 2018 Everyday Equality conference in London, we launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice. At the event, we heard many brilliant insights about the challenges and opportunities of using equality rights in welfare benefits advice.
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We’ve launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice, in May 2018 . This handbook will help everyone working in welfare benefits advice to make practical use of the Equality Act to solve everyday discrimination problems and fill the ‘discrimination advice gap’.
View our online handbook or download our quick guide (pdf).
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‘Many young Muslim people say abuse is so commonplace it is normalised, but teachers feel ill-equipped to tackle issues of Islamophobia in the classroom.’
This is according to the May 2018 report (pdf) from EqualiTeach, who have created a resource for primary and secondary school teachers to educate students about Islamophobia.
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an April 2018 handbook (pdf) on the Equality Act, for those advising on discrimination cases in England and Wales.
Continue reading “Equality and Human Rights Commission resource: Equality Act 2010 – Handbook for Advisers”
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have produced a March 2018 digital toolkit based on their Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper.
This resource has been created to facilitate conversations and gather feedback on the Government’s vision for building integrated communities.
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ROTA’s Equality Law Project aims to support frontline organisations to understand and use the Equality Act 2010.
The project has produced an online employment and anti-discrimination legal tool to support VCS organisations and their service users identify appropriate legal advice, support and representation in their local area.
Continue reading “Race on the Agenda resource: Employment and Anti-Discrimination Support Tool”
The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Continue reading “Scottish Government OSLA and Scottish Refugee Council: Scots Refugee Integration Strategy 2018 – 2022”