Date: 11 February and 4 March 2019
Location: Cambridge Council for Voluntary Service, 16-18 Arbury Court, Cambridge CB4 2JQ
Cost: Free with a £25 refundable deposit
We’re heading to Cambridge to deliver two workshops to introduce our Equality and Human Rights toolkit, in partnership with Cambridge Council for Voluntary service. Do join us there!
This resource aims to help you use equality and human rights more effectively within your organisation.
We’re looking for people at voluntary and community organisations in the East of England to register for our Framework learning programme. These workshops will support you to embed equality and human rights into your organisation in order to strengthen your core aims, and improve outcomes for the people you support.
Travel bursaries are available on a needs, and first come first serve basis.
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Katharine Knox, our Head of Research and Policy Impact, reports on our recent seminar on legal reform of hate crime.
In EDF’s recent seminar on hate crime, participants identified a particular need for two things in hate crime law: parity and clarity. With a 17% increase in reported hate crime last year, and given the Law Commission’s review into hate crime law starting in 2019, we gathered experts together to consider the priorities for legal reform.
Continue reading “Parity and clarity: The case for reforming hate crime law”
The Office for Budget Responsibility have published their welfare trends report for 2019 (pdf), in January 2019.
This report focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions.
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The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission have published their draft Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2022, in January 2019. To help them set their priorities and deliver the best service for everyone in Northern Ireland, they would like to hear from you.
Deadline for submissions is 15 March 2019.
Continue reading “Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission questionnaire: Draft Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2022”
‘The number of social homes being built is at its lowest for 70 years, and we face a chronic lack of housing that people can afford.’
This is from Shelter’s January 2019 campaign lobbying the government to build more social housing. The campaign aims to influence the government ahead of the comprehensive spending review, to make funding available for much-needed new social housing.
Continue reading “Shelter campaign: Build more social housing”
Tell MAMA and GMB Yorkshire have launched a toolkit (pdf), released October 2018, to help people seek redress if they are targeted for hatred or discrimination.
Continue reading “Tell MAMA and GMB Yorkshire resource: Anti-discrimination toolkit”