Dorset Race Equality Council statement – challenge racism and discrimination

Dorset Race Equality Council offers its support to footballer Raheem Sterling who says he faces racism in football, including last weekend when he was allegedly racially abused during City’s 2-0 defeat at Chelsea. We also condemn the anti-Semitic chanting at the most recent game in Hungary. At Dorset Race Equality Council we see and challenge …

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New updates about support systems around Immigration

        You can now find out more about new UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services centres as well as learn about settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens and their families, simply by following the links below: New UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services centres Settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens …

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Women Leaders of Social Change – FREE training

Women’s Resource Centre – the national umbrella body for women’s organisations in the UK,  have launched a new Women’s Leadership project. It is a FREE training course which involves 2 days of intensive training on leadership and social change as well as peer support sessions. It will culminate in a Showcase event in the House …

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Job Opportunity – Syrian Resettlement Programme Officer (Dorchester)

The Dorset Syrian Resettlement Programme is the Dorset response to the national Syrian Resettlement Programme. The programme draws on and strengthens the existing support services for refugees and migrants in Dorset provided by community and voluntary organisations. Due to the promotion of the current post holder Dorset County Council is seeking a Policy and Performance …

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We are looking for a Dorset Race Equality Council new Chair of Trustee Board

Dorset Race Equality Council (DREC) are looking for a new Chair of their Board of Trustees to replace Cllr. Pauline Batstone who is standing down at the end of the year, after two years in the job. The responsibilities of the Chair are to work with the Board of Trustees to ensure that Dorset Race …

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BME Health Ambassadors Network

Are you a member of an ethnic minority community group and living in Dorset? Could you spread information out to your community group about availability of NHS services, changes and service developments? Do you get other community members telling you about their experiences of using NHS services and would like to channel that to help …

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Bargain Hunt are looking for you!

We’re thrilled to have been asked to spread the word about Bargain Hunt. The programme makers want to encourage a diverse range of people to apply. So here are the contact details if you are interested: Take Part in Our Show

A guide to Child Protection and Adults Safeguarding for Faith Based Establishments

At  last Strategic Safeguarding meeting in September, we talked about a guide which had been produced by Bristol Safeguarding Children Board which could help faith based establishments to think about how they meet the safeguarding needs of children and adults. The guide aims to help faith based establishments to:  Ensure we do what is necessary to …

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Bournemouth and Poole Equality & Diversity Forum – Tuesday, 27th of November 2018

We are really pleased to invite you to our next Bournemouth and Poole Equality & Diversity Forum on the 27th of November. The Bridge Littledown, Bournemouth, BH7 7DX 5.30pm – 7.30pm Arrivals/registration from 5.00pm Car park on site and Littledown Leisure Centre FREE tea, coffee and other delicious refreshments on arrival provided! To register yourself …

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BME Police Consultation Group meeting – Wednesday, 21st November 2018

Please join us at our next BME Police Consultation Group meeting. After community updates, our main subject will be consultation on hate crime and on county lines. County lines is the term used to describe urban gangs supplying drugs to other parts of the UK using dedicated mobile phone lines. The gangs are likely to …

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