HEAR Pan-Equality Hate Crime Network: Charities Challenging Hate Crime – 2 August 2017

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Date: 2 August 2017
Location: Real DPO, Jack Dash House , 2 Lawn House Close, E14 9YQ
Cost: free

Working with Hate Crime Awareness Week colleagues and the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, HEAR invite London-based charities and statutory partners to Charities Challenging Hate Crime.

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APPG on Charities and Volunteering: What next for charity governance? – 12 September 2017

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Date: 12 September 2017
Location: Committee Room 21, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Cost: free

The next meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering will look at some of the work being done to strengthen charities through changes to governance best practice. Continue reading “APPG on Charities and Volunteering: What next for charity governance? – 12 September 2017”

REAL Pan-London Disability Hate Crime Awareness – 12 October 2017

Date: 12 October 2017
Location: Real DPO, Jack Dash House , 2 Lawn House Close, E14 9YQ
Cost: free

REAL, in partnership with HEAR, invite London disability charities and stakeholders to discuss the question: what are we going to do about Disability Hate Crime after National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017?

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Discrimination Law Association: Annual Conference – 3 November 2017

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Date: 3 November 2017
Location: Allen & Overy LLP, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD

The DLA invites anyone interested in discrimination law, including lawyers, advice workers, trade unionists, students and campaigners to their 2017 annual conference on ‘the place of gender in equality law’ (pdf).

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ROTA training on using the Equality Act – 6 and 13 March 2017

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Race on the Agenda (ROTA):  Using the Equality Act 2010 for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities.

Date: 6 March 2017 (Training Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010) / 13 March 2017 (Using the Public Sector Equality Duty)
Location: N7, London
Cost: free for London-focused organisations; no-shows will be charged £30.

To book your place, please complete the online booking form.

For more information on this course, please email poornima@rota.org.uk or call 020 7697 4066.

APPG on Charities and Volunteering: Volunteering in Later Life – 27 February 2017

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering: Volunteering in Later Life

Date: 27 February 2017, 4pm – 6pm
Location: Committee Room 19, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 1AA
Cost: free

Britain’s ageing population has resulted in a growing number of people keen to stay engaged with their community after retirement. This meeting will look at some of the projects already running that support volunteering in later life, and will explore what more we can do to encourage people to take social action after they have left the workplace.

Register for this meeting.

Speakers:

  • Katy Owen, Head of Centre for Social Action & Evaluation, Office for Civil Society, on their new £4m in funding for over-50s volunteering;
  • Kim Roberts, Senior Campaigns Officer, Charities Aid Foundation, speaking about CAF’s plans for an after-career advice service;
  • Oonagh Aitken, Chief Executive, Volunteering Matters, talking about their Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP), a project that supports collaborative volunteering in later life; and
  • Dan Jones, Director of Innovation & Change, Centre for Ageing Better, on their recent report into the health and social benefits of contributing to your community in later life.