National Diversity Awards Blog
Hypo Hounds
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR DISABILITY – Hypo Hounds is an owner-based assistance dog charity that saves lives, especially

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Leanne Pero
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Leanne Pero is an entrepreneur, author, mentor, philanthropist and most recently,

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Anna Smith Higgs
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – On Christmas Day 2004, Anna Smith Higgs suffered a major stroke

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Georgia Powell
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Whilst only just 14 years of age, Georgia is beginning to

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Gillian Leno
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Gill Leno is the PSHE Lead and EDI advanced practitioner at

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Julie Baker
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Julie was ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2018 Women In Finance Awards

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Rachael Pearson
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Rachael Pearson is an autism ambassador and founder of autism isolation

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Katie Kelleher
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – After a number of years working within sales and more recently

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Alex Storer
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER – Since obtaining his MA in Human Rights and International Relations in

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Hertfordshire Police Officer shortlisted in UK diversity awards
A serving police officer from Hertfordshire Constabulary has been shortlisted for the Positive Role Model Award for Disability at this

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‘As mum of a transgender child, I’m glad primary schools will teach about diversity, kindness and respect’
The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, released plans last week to provide relationships education in primary schools, alongside relationships and sex

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Teen with cerebral palsy who was ‘always left on the bench’ sets up ‘Adversity United’ football team
A teenager with cerebral palsy who was constantly “left on the bench” at football games launched a disability team called “Adversity

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BAME characters should be ‘more central’ in children’s books
Children’s books should feature more ethnic minority characters in central roles, a literacy charity has said. The Centre for Literacy

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Abdul Karim Abdullah – National Diversity Awards
“This is hard as I have difficulty writing about what I’ve done and what I am doing currently to help

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Disability hate crimes: Charity staff trained to spot signs
A charity in Leeds is training its staff to help people with disabilities spot the signs of hate crimes. It

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100 years after the vote, why women ran for equality at the British 10K
Thousands of runners took to the streets of central London on the 15th of July, as the British 10K 2018 saw

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‘Charity Champion’ shortlisted for national award for helping families with autistic children
A St Albans ‘charity champion’ has been nominated for a national award for her work helping families of children with

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Greater Gender Equality Improves Our Sleep, But Why?
Couples living in countries with greater gender equality tend to sleep better, new research has found. A team of sociologists

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On The Road To Diversity As North East Bus Company Gears Up For Annual Newcastle Pride Celebration
Newcastle will again come alive with colour for this year’s Pride festival and the region’s largest bus company, Go North

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BBC announces action to boost staff from BAME backgrounds
The BBC’s director general has spoken of the “importance” of a report into the Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) culture

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Religious education ‘vital for diversity’
Religious education is more vital than ever in an increasingly diverse society and needs a higher status, says former home

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Safety Centre up for another major award
JUST a week after winning the “Pioneering Project” category at The Scottish Charity Awards, Ardrossan based charity, The Scottish Centre

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