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Imagine a gender equal world.

A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated.

We can all challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusive practices. We can do this by sharing the passion and excitement that comes from valuing and supporting difference and taking time to reflect on how we can all be part of the solution, not the problem.

‘We do housing differently’: Eastern Community Homes launch

Eastern Community Homes officially launched last month with an online event over three days.  ‘Eastern Community Homes: We Do Housing Differently’ saw more than 450 delegates booked in to hear a range of expert speakers share their experiences and projects.

Contacting Elected Representatives

Your elected representatives should take an interest in what is going on in your community and the issues you are facing.  

Making elected representatives aware of your activities and the issues you and your beneficiaries face, is an important part of your overall approach to communications.  

Your Own Place – navigating through COVID-19

Your Own Place CIC is a social enterprise that helps people towards living independently. CEO Rebecca White is passionate about helping young people and those facing barriers not of their own making. Rebecca shaes her thoughts on the need for collaboration, team wellbeing, and digital innovation in adapting to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Leeway - protecting the vulnerable during lockdown and beyond

CAN’s research into the state of the VCSE sector across Norfolk during the COVID-19 pandemic has been building a comprehensive analysis of information needed for future sector planning. It also reflects the resilience which many charities and voluntary organisations have shown in adapting to delivering their services at this time. Leeway, operating across all of Norfolk and part of Suffolk, is one such.

Norfolk VCSE Covid-19 Intelligence - Snapshot Report

This report is part of a series of documents looking at role of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Norfolk over the Covid-19 period, the impact of the pandemic on the VCSE sector and our beneficiaries and initial thinking about future direction and strategy.

Election candidates urged to commit to fairer rural policies

 The Rural Coalition is calling on prospective Parliamentary Candidates and their political parties to commit to delivering fairer funding for rural areas following the election on 12 December.

Boshier – Hinton Foundation Funding

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to help improve the quality of life for those with disabilities, learning difficulties and their families.  

Recruiting and Retaining Transgender Staff Guide

The Government Equalities Office has published guidance about practical considerations when recruiting and retaining transgender staff.

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