Reds commit to building on equality and diversity work

Liverpool Football Club has been asked to introduce a pilot scheme which would allow supporters from the LGBT community to sit together at selected home games. The suggestion, put forward at the first meeting of the club’s equality and diversity forum which took place ahead of Liverpool’s home fixture against Chelsea, was supported in principle by all present. Summarising the proposal, forum … Read More

Social enterprise works to get more minority-ethnic and low-income pupils into university

A social enterprise set up by a former Exeter University student is working to increase participation of pupils from low-income and minority-ethnic backgrounds in higher education. Coach Bright UK sends student volunteers into secondary schools once a week to coach pupils one-on-one in confidence building, independence and problem solving, to prepare them for the self-directed study required at university. The … Read More

The Nation Gears-Up For The UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

Countdown for the National Diversity Awards begins as the stand-out event returns for a sixth year. ROLE MODELS and charities from across the country will unite at the breathtaking Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on September 8. Scissor Sister favourite Ana Matronic and television presenter Brian Dowling will join forces to host the sensational ceremony, set to be the grandest celebration yet. … Read More