ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.

Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities. Click here to download as a PDF: FCE Frontline Fife BRONZE Award PR 01-10-21 Frontline Fife is a charity which tackles the underlying causes and symptoms of homelessness and poverty … Continue reading Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.

Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Thank You!

All of us at Fife Centre for Equalities would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who hosted, attended and supported the wide range of events that took place as part of Diversity Week Fife 2021! This year our theme was "Rebuilding Community", with groups and organisations bringing people together safely as we … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Thank You!

“What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Recently I have been feeling uncomfortable with my surname.  I love my husband and I am happy to share his name.  However, professionally, I feel it isn’t right that I associate my success with a name that I wasn’t born with, i.e. not my own family name. It is well documented that people with ‘foreign’ … Continue reading “What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Diversity Week Fife – Day 9!

Get into that Friday Feeling with the latest Diversity Week Fife events! The North East Fife Community Hub will be treating you all to their Mexican Menu today! The Sole Sisters will be at Pittencrieff Park this morning for a group walk and a chat. Today Sam's Mental Health Cafe will be in Kirkcaldy! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 9!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 8!

It's a wet one out there today, pop in, stay dry and enjoy some of the exciting events taking place today! The North East Fife Community Hub are providing a taste of Italy today with their latest menu! Fife Voluntary Action's Mental Health Forum is taking place this morning, coming together to learn about new … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 8!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 7!

We're midway through Diversity Week already! We hope you've enjoyed all of the fantastic events so far, but there is still a lot to come. Check out the lowdown for today: The North East Fife Community Hub are travelling closer to home with some traditional Scottish dishes. RoSPA will beholding a webinar exploring community safety … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 7!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 6!

We've got another busy day lined up as we carry on the Diversity Week Celebrations, check out today's featured events: We're continuing to raise awareness of Workforce Mental Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention with the #ItsEveryonesJob campaign. Today at the North East Fife Community Hub you'll have the chance to try out their Indian Menu! Sam's … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 6!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 5!

We've got another busy day of events as we kick off this week's celebrations! Please note before we go into today's events, the FCE Annual Gathering taking place this evening is cancelled: "We regret to inform you that we have taken the decision to cancel the annual gathering tomorrow evening at St Bryce Kirk.  Since yesterday, some of the FCE staff and volunteers’ families have … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 5!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 4

Take it easy this Sunday with our Diversity Week Fife events! It's the last day of the Anstruther Harbour Festival! Make sure to pop along and join in with loads of local crafts, good food and performers. Greener Kirkcaldy are hosting a social bike ride around Kirkcaldy, following trails around its 3 largest parks! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 4

Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!

A busy day this Saturday across Fife as we keep the celebrations going! At EATS Rosyth today we've got a "Grow your own salad bowl" workshop, looking at how to grow your own salad and greens in a small spot or windowsill. Sam's Mental Health Peer Support are hosting one of their mental health drop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 2!

New day, new events! Get into that Friday feeling with our partners' events across Fife today. In Kirkcaldy we've got another event as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival! This time we'll be looking and Cycle Care, looking at the most efficient ways to keep your bike running - to find out more click here. … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 2!

Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Day 1!

Whilst Diversity Week Fife doesn't officially start until Monday 06 September 2021, some of our partners have got in there early with their events to make the most of it! On today's schedule we've got the "Bike and Blether", hosted by Greener Kirkcaldy as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival. Get your helmet ready as … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Day 1!

Fife Contemporary celebrates being the first Arts organisation to gain the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award!

Fife Contemporary is an independent visual art & craft organisation based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and delivers a programme through partnerships and several locations or outlets in Fife and also online through their digital service.   Fife Contemporary made a public statement on their stance to reject racism, support the Black Lives Matter movement … Continue reading Fife Contemporary celebrates being the first Arts organisation to gain the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award!

Let’s Keep Chatting S2E6 – S.H.I.E.L.D

Today is our final episode of Let's Keep Chatting podcast with Sarah Keeble from S.H.I.E.L.D. We first met Sarah back on Diversity Week last year and that they are now 1 years old. The interview was done on 'National Day of Reflection', so we discussed how the group has grown over the year and their expectations for the future.