Equality and Diversity Forum internship programme: Projects Intern

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Role: Projects Intern
Hours: 2 days a week (usually Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Duration: 12 months
Location: Central London
Comp: London Living Wage £10.20ph
Deadline: 5pm, Tuesday 26 February 2019
Interviews: 5 or 6 March 2019 tbc
Start date: 26 March 2019 (or as soon as available)

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 heritage 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 deadline for applications is 26 February 2019.

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The Traveller Movement report: Beyond the tickbox

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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 poor treatment of GRT people. Continue reading “The Traveller Movement report: Beyond the tickbox”

Agenda report: Hand in hand


‘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 the experiences of women facing multiple disadvantage around domestic and sexual abuse, focusing particularly on the women’s experience of support and service provision.

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Hope not Hate report: Deepening divides – how to solve the Brexit Deadlock

‘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 using multi-level regression analysis.

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