Let’s Keep Chatting S1E4 – Saje Scotland

In Let's Keep Chatting Episode 4, we are with Saje Scotland, a community voice organisation based in Fife. Saje Scotland was established in 2011 and helps women dealing with domestic abuse in every corner of the country. Her-story Rewritten - 1 Year Anniversary today Listen in as we chat with Janet Henderson,  one of the … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S1E4 – Saje Scotland

Let’s Keep Chatting S1E3 – Pink Saltire

In Let's Keep Chatting Episode 3, we are with Pink Saltire, a community organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people of all age groups, in every corner of the country, established in 2014 and with roots in Fife. Listen in as we chat with Stuart Duffy the founder about how their work has changed during Covid19 and the research conducted to understand the experiences of the LGBT community in Fife and across Scotland as part of their Rainbow Responders programme. The report ‘Community Matters’ will be published shortly. Pink Saltire can be contacted via email at info@pinksaltire.com, on the website at https://pinksaltire.com/ and don’t forget to check out their Youtube Channel

Let’s Keep Chatting S1E2 – Collydean Community Centre

For Let's Keep Chatting Episode 2, Collydean Community Centre, a community anchor organisation which is also now a Covid Crisis Centre adapting to the changing situation by continuing to “leave a light on” for the people of Collydean and North Glenrothes. They offer practical help and deliver on digital platforms and can be contacted via email at karen@collydeancommunitycentre.co.uk. Listen to this podcast and find out about how Community Champions are helping to connect their local communities.

S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

This year the world has been affected by a virus, COVID-19, and each country has tackled it in their own way. In Fife, volunteer groups have emerged to help local communities deal with the impact of the pandemic where they felt that there was a need for more support in their area. People have stepped … Continue reading S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

Social Change through Collective Action by Damian Hoggan-Radu

We all like to listen to stories, versions of the same story, or different types of stories, but what’s important is that the narrative of a story has a powerful effect on us as people. We also like to tell stories, especially about things that happened to us. In fact, this is how we communicate on a daily basis, when we catch up with friends and family, we exchange stories. And the narrative of an event becomes even more important when we experience a negative incident. In narrating that incident, we allow others to empathize with us, but the narration also allows us to better process the facts and the emotional implications.

Community Education Placement – Melissa’s Experience at FCE

I’m currently a 2nd-year student at Dundee University studying Community Education. During this course, I had a 70-day placement to complete 3 pieces of work, and I was lucky to have received my placement at Fife Centre for Equalities.   When I first arrived at Fife Centre for Equalities I was introduced to the team … Continue reading Community Education Placement – Melissa’s Experience at FCE

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.