CHARM (Communities For Holistic Accessible Rights-based Mental Health) have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: education employment and enterprise health crime and policing.
Islamophobia Awareness Month is now live and there are four things you/your organisation can do to be part of the largest campaign against Islamophobia.
Watch and share the 2 minute launch video
A comprehensive new plan has been launched, outlining how hate crime will be tackled and communities brought together in Greater Manchester over the next three years.
The Plan to Tackle Hate Crime will raise awareness of hate crimes and encourage people to report them, while also improving support for victims of hate incidents.
No Going Back, Macc's latest report brings together the experiences of 22 local voluntary sector leaders who shine a light on the critical role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has played during the response to the Covid-19 crisis. As well as reflecting on the lessons learned during the crisis, the leaders make the case for change going forward and highlight the unique opportunity society has to make things better in the future. Articles cover a diverse range of issues including: mental health; disability; community radio; funding; community centres; racism; sexual abuse; domestic violence; prisoners; commissioning; partnership; youth support; LGBT; and advice.
Leading women’s groups have recently published a short report on the numerous new problems women are facing in the criminal and family justice systems due to COVID, and have called on the Government to show curiosity and leadership to alleviate these, alongside resourcing and measures to keep children safe.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?
Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.
The GM Equality Alliance (GM=EqAl) are growing their network to include individuals and organisations from every sector who want to see rapid progress on equality. Sign up to the network here – there is no closing date.
Greater Manchester is establishing a Women and Girls’ Equality Panel to accelerate gender equality, enabling women and girls to live their best life in Greater Manchester.
The Panel will work to ensure that all women and girls, across the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester, have equality of opportunity to start well, live well and age well.
The State of the Sector survey is back and we need your help!