We’re recruiting an intern to learn from and contribute to our work.
You’ll focus on two important new policy projects. The first is about advancing the rule of law on equality and human rights after Brexit. The other will support the Race Equality Funders’ Network to improve the practice of funders and increase investment in race equality.
This internship is for someone from a Black, Asian, minority ethnic, or mixed race background. Our internship programme is a positive action initiative under the Equality Act 2010. It is part of our commitment to addressing the under-representation of people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds in EDF and in policy and public affairs roles in the wider voluntary sector.
The Traveller Movement have released a report from their 2018 conference, looking at the impact of institutional bias and discrimination on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities. The report notes that the institutional bias that exists across many aspects of public life, from governmental departments to law enforcement institutions, is what perpetuates negative stereotypes and …
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‘Despite experiences of contact with multiple services, in many cases the lack of information, inadequate risk assessment, and multi-agency work, means that many women continue to fall through the gaps, remaining invisible.’ This is from a January 2019 report (pdf) from Agenda, AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) and the Lloyds Bank Foundation. The report examines …
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‘While Brexit has always been a divisive issue, the process adopted by the government to leave the EU has made things worse.’ This is from a January 2019 report by Hope not Hate (pdf) on public attitudes around Brexit two years after the referendum. The report draws on polling data, focus groups and constituency estimates …
Continue reading “Hope not Hate report: Deepening divides – how to solve the Brexit Deadlock”
Mind is recruiting a communications assistant – Time to Change on a fixed term contract (31 March 2020 with a view to extend), in London. The deadline for applications is 26 February 2019.
Date: 20 February 2019
Location: Laycock Professional Development Centre (PDC), Laycock Street , London , N1 1TH
This 2 hour session is open to senior leadership within North Central London Transforming Care Partnership (TCP). The session will offer two things:
Women’s Budget Group (WBG) is recruiting a public affairs officer on a two-year contract, in London. The deadline for applications is 8 March 2019.
An intersectional analysis of Brexit suggests that Black British children are the forgotten victims of the decision to leave the EU. Due to the nationality of their primary carer, their rights as British and EU citizens have been pushed aside in the Brexit negotiations by both the European Commission and the UK government.
Professor Iyiola Solanke from the University of Leeds discusses the forgotten Zambrano Families for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.
The Royal College of Nursing is recruiting a public affairs and media officer on a full-time basis, in Edinburgh. The deadline for applications is 17 February 2019
Date: 7 March 2019
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: Disqus Suite, Unite the Union, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road 128 Theobald’s Road, London WC1X 8TN
Join the Women’s Budget Group as they launch their new report on the impact of cuts to local government funding on women.