Crewe - Equality and Diversity

Thursday 28th March 2019

This course is essential for community and voluntary groups to understand the requirements of the 2010 Equality Act and the accompanying ‘Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2011).

Looking at the protected characteristics introduced by the Act, and helping you understand ways that you can embed equality into your working practices and celebrate diversity in all that you do.

Who is it for?

This course is essential for voluntary and community groups. It is important that all organisations, whatever their size, understand Equality & Diversity and implement it into the day to day running of your organisation.

Aim of the session:

This course will help you to understand the protected characteristics and develop confidence to address issues of equality and diversity as part of your job or volunteering role.

By the end of the session, you should be able to:

  1. describe your duties regarding protected characteristics under the 2010 Equality Act and the 2011 Public Sector Equality Duty;
  2. identify ways to embed equality in your work/ setting; and 
  3. help celebrate people of all diversities and their achievements as part of your role

The course will be delivered by Heidi Bibby, Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Heidi has worked in the voluntary sector for 17 years, the last 7 years at CVS Cheshire East. She has a great deal of knowledge of the sector and supporting organisations including grants support, fundraising, volunteer management, policies and governance. 

Visit CVS Cheshire East for more information

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