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Diversity News – Autumn 2017

Our Autumn 2017 Newsletter is here!

In this issue, you’ll notice our work in South Gloucestershire going from strength to strength with new projects. Our projects include our LGBTQ+ Equality Network Group receiving grant-funding from South Gloucestershire Council to increase its regional work. We launched an LGBTQ+ film for schools and we’ll launch a new South Gloucestershire LGBTQ+ website in October 2017. I’ll also update you on our new partnership work with Southern Brooks and with our existing partner at Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) charity.

We celebrated Bristol Pride and Weston-Super-Mare Pride during the Summer while promoting our Trans Health Survey and our local hate crime services. You’ll see my review in this newsletter.

Sadly, my partner and I were the victims of a homophobic hate crime while we celebrated our wedding engagement in Cambridge this Summer. Read more about our experience on page 4 of the newsletter. You can also read the latest report from Stonewall, showing a 78 per cent increase LGBT+ hate crime or incident.

We have an update from Mindline Trans+ Helpline, run by the charity, Mind, the helpline is being rolled out nationally after a successful pilot project in Bristol and Taunton.

We have a special World News feature from Roberto Kabaka in South Africa who runs an organisation called Programme for the Welfare of Children (PWC). We’re helping Roberto’s organisation with our LGBT+ support.

Read our newsletter editor’s writing in Plain English tip. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is now assessing you in making your information accessible. If you need ‘accessible information’ training please get in touch.

You can also learn how to empower your organisation with our equality, diversity and inclusion training, including specialist training on domestic violence and abuse, hate crime, gender identity and LGBT+.

Enjoy the Autumn, Happy Diwali, Halloween and Samhain. I look forward to working together for making our communities fair, equal and inclusive.

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Diversity News – Winter 2016

Welcome to our Winter 2016 newsletter. You’ll notice we called this newsletter issue The AGEnda, as it focuses on how our work supports older and elder people in our communities.

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Diversity News – Autumn 2016

Welcome to our Autumn 2016 newsletter. Our focus this time is on mental health. We celebrated World Mental Health Day on 10th October and we wanted to share some information, ideas and stories with you about mental health.

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Welcome to Diversity News Summer 2016.

In this newsletter we’ve focussed on substance misuse, with special features on alcohol and drug services in our work and with others.

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Welcome to Diversity News Spring 2016.

In this issue you can read all about Disability Matters. The issue includes a feature on disability equality trainers, new publications, how to ensure your communications are accessible and about good visual communications.

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Diversity News – Winter 2015

Diversity News – Winter 2015

In this newsletter there are features on our equality, diversity and inclusion training, a special feature on our training on domestic violence and abuse as well as features on trans equality trainers. There is a special features on our partners including HMP Ashfield, SARI and Avon & Somerset Police and their male rape campaign. You can also read about our upcoming workshops on gender identity in Devon and Somerset and our Easy Read health survey for Bath & North East Somerset.

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Diversity News – Autumn 2015

Diversity News – Autumn 2015

Welcome to Diversity News Autumn 2015.

The newsletter includes a review of all our current work, how to find out more about what we can do to support you and your organisation with equality, diversity and inclusion. Plus features on work with older men, Bristol Pride, LGBTQ young people, Black & Minority Ethnic men, and much much more…

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Diversity News – Spring 2015

Diversity News – Spring 2015

Welcome to Diversity News Spring 2015.

Welcome to our first newsletter, ‘Diversity News’, where you can read about our work with groups and organisations supporting them to increase their equality, diversity and inclusion outcomes. We hope you enjoy the newsletter and if you would like to subscribe please click onto the Home Page and subscribe to our newsletter. We are keen to feature your news too so please send us any articles on equality, diversity and inclusion for us to include in future newsletters.

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