The rise in work-from-home opportunities has been a huge boost to the disabled and chronically ill communities. Accessible jobs are on the increase, free education offerings abound and on-line opportunities to connect with others are growing. People are increasingly open to expanding their networks and the sense of community is growing as increasing numbers of … Continued
The hidden homeless akt is a specialist charity that supports LGBTQ+ young people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or vulnerably housed. This particular group accounts for 24% of the young homeless population, as stated in a study conducted by akt in 2015*. This statistic includes anyone who is sofa surfing, staying with friends … Continued
Listen to the full podcast interview here… The Diversity Trust #5 [The Diversity Trust Podcast] Tanmanjeet Dhesi – Faith Activist Listen to a snippet here… [#5 Soundbite 1] Tanmanjeet Dhesi MP – Words Have Consequences “… when individuals in places of prominence, whether that is in public life, whether that’s in politics, whether that’s … Continued
This page has been created with the vision to share helpful, supportive, and accessible resource during this challenging time. Coronavirus: Think Global, Act Local for protecting: you; our NHS; and the most vulnerable. Our wellbeing, mental health and safety is at risk during this challenging time. It is very common to feel concerned, anxious or … Continued
During our lock down, most industries and people are taking a break from the rat race. From the daily grind of commuting, offices, meetings, seminars, commuting home, microwave meals, sleep and then repeat. I’m generalising, but we often overload our days, trying to fit everything in, which leaves little time to reflect on our lives. … Continued
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The Diversity Trust CIC has been helping develop a new International Code of Practice for Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in the workplace The Diversity Trust CIC supports organisations both nationally and internationally in capacity building for equality, diversity and inclusion. As such, we are pleased to announce our partnership with the British Standards Institute and … Continued
LGBT History Month marks a time to celebrate the incredible shift in LGBTQ rights the UK has experienced since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967. Measures towards equality have come in a relatively short period of time, including the scrapping of Section 28 which prevented schools from talking about LGBTQ issues in a positive … Continued
History, almost as a rule, doesn’t look at itself in terms of eras. Nor do the people who live in those eras tend to spend too much energy on what word best fits their generational situation. A young man or woman leaving the land in search of a better life in the city in late … Continued