Diversity Forum

The Equality and Diversity Forum is run by Dorset Race Equality Council to offer a platform to discuss topical issues relating to protected characteristic groups and facilitate partnership working to advance equality and diversity in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.
The protected characteristics that are covered by the Equalities Act 2010 are:
  • age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Objectives of our forums:
  • To promote human rights and equality and in particular work towards the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any combination thereof;
  • To build the capability of diverse individuals, groups and organisations within the voluntary and community sector;
  • To promote their effective involvement in the development of policy and the planning and delivery of services
  • The forum is a channel for communication between diverse individuals, and statutory and non-statutory organisations.


Bournemouth & Poole Equality and Diversity Forum - Thursday 26th June

2014-06-26 BPEDForum flyer Next Equality Diversity Forum for Bournemouth and Poole will take place on Thursday, 26th June from 5.45pm till 7.45pm

at Bournemouth Central Library, 22 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RQ

What's on:

- Community Notices & Networking

- How to get your voice heard? Discussion on Parlimentary Outreach

Refreshements will be provided.

Call our office or e-mail us with any questions or to confirm your attendance.

Diversity Forum 10th April 2014 - What was discussed

Notes on what was discussed at the Bournemouth and Poole Equality and Diversity Forum on Thursday, 10th April 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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