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

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 toContinue 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 peopleContinue reading FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog

Equality News Update: Fife migrants share fears of being treated like “second category citizens” after Brexit to Scottish Affairs Committee

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife migrants share fears of being treated like “second category citizens” after Brexit to Scottish Affairs Committee