Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Reported by FifeToday – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   Minority ethnic people over the age of 60 in Fife can now benefit from the support of multilingual workers when accessing public services thanks to National Lottery funding. The Minority Ethnic Older People Project is a new … Continue reading Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality News Update - The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry  Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   A new community pantry the Langtoun Larder will be run from East Fergus Place. Co-ordinator Geraldine O’Riordan said members of the … Continue reading Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

FCE would like to congratulate Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club for gaining the Equality Pathfinders Bronze Award by taking steps to make their club more accessible to disabled people as well as in their commitment to equality of opportunity to all people of Fife. Double celebrations on their gaining their full SFA membership and … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

Fife Centre for Equalities and ScotGEM

Fife Centre for Equalities is hosting a ScotGEM student from the University of St Andrews who is carrying a short survey to learn from the experiences of patients in accessing local general practices (GPs). If you live in Fife and have experience of attending a GP locally, please take part in the survey by clicking … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities and ScotGEM

Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

About this opportunity: Fife Centre for Equalities is carrying a study of people aged 55+ with experience of living, working or studying in Fife. We are hoping to improve the understanding of the different experiences of moving through life for people with protected characteristics. We are looking for volunteers to help us prepare an online … Continue reading Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality

This invitation to tender is to undertake investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty in Fife. The research aims to deepen practitioners’ understanding of multiple barriers experienced by people in their day to day living and also help to ensure that the most vulnerable to poverty are not further disadvantaged because of their protected characteristics.

FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

2018 was the Year of Young People and FCE committed to providing a platform for young people’s voices, ideas and experiences about equality to be heard. We were awarded £800 from BEMIS for the conference to invite young people to tell us what matters the most and explain what they would like to do to … Continue reading FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

#YOYP Equality Collective event planning at Scottish Parliament

Our #YOYP Equality Collective meeting took place last Friday at the Scottish Parliament.  Thanks to Ewan from the Scottish Parliament Outreach Team, the planning group was lucky to have a quick visit of Holyrood in the quiet after hours before settling in the committee room to plan the next Equality Collective event. The discussions covered … Continue reading #YOYP Equality Collective event planning at Scottish Parliament

Exercising Rights – Equality Act and toolkit co-design workshop with PeopleFirst (Fife)

Big shout out to the members of People First (Scotland) Fife Community Group who have spent time working with us on how to make more use of the Equality Act 2010 (click here for a copy of the initial workshop booklet). We are working on co-designing a toolkit to make it easier for more people to … Continue reading Exercising Rights – Equality Act and toolkit co-design workshop with PeopleFirst (Fife)

FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog

We were really impressed by the energy and enthusiasm of participants of our #YOYP Equality Conference on Thursday 8 November 2018. Introducing FCE We started off dropping our labels by being Human Pizzas (click here to find out more) and then we got stuck in more serious discussions around equality and privilege. Pizza game Young people … Continue reading FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog