Diversity Forum

Dorset Race Equality Council co-ordinates a regular Diversity Forum on behalf of partners in public and community sectors. The aims of the Bournemouth and Poole Equality and Diversity Forum are:

•  To build the capability of diversity groups and organisations within the voluntary and community sector.

•  To promote their effective involvement within the voluntary and community and third sector in the development of policy and the planning and delivery of services.

•  The Forum will be a body for 2 way communication between statutory and third/community/voluntary sectors.

The primary purpose of the Poole and Bournemouth Equality & Diversity Forum is to deliver positive change through its member organisations and through initiatives led by the Forum as a whole. Benchmarks for such change are:  To develop and implement a strategic approach;  To promote equality and diversity in Bournemouth and Poole;  To advocate fairness, justice and equal access to all services;  To ensure that our communities are safe for all;  To remove direct and indirect discrimination;  To work in partnership to identify and address issues of inequality;  To contribute to the review, revision and implementation of EqualitiesBPEDForum logo Schemes and other equality and diversity policies;  To identify and respond to each others needs as members of the forum.

Dates for 2015 Bournemouth & Poole Equality and Diversity Forums

New dates for the Bournemouth & Poole Equality and Diversity Forum in 2015:

 - Wednesday, 4th February @ Old School House, Boscombe, Bournemouth

- Thursday,    23rd April      @ St. John’s Church Hall, Parkstone, Poole

- Wednesday, 10th June      @ BNSS (Bournemouth Natural Science Society), Bournemouth

- Wednesday, 7th October  @ BNSS (Bournemouth Natural Science Society), Bournemouth

Diversity Forum 16th October 2014 - What was discussed

Notes on what was discussed at the Bournemouth and Poole Equality and Diversity Forum on Thursday, 16th October 2014 at the Bournemouth Central Library are ready to download.

To view the notes from the forum please click here.

Please contact our office if you cannot open the link above.

 

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