Minority Ethnic 60+ Project

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

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.

Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources

The Scottish Government has announced that all schools and early learning centres will be closed from Friday 19 March 2020. FCE has compiled a list of local, national updates as well as activities relating to equality and diversity for anyone teaching children from home. National Updates: Education Scotland: https://education.gov.scot/education-scotland/news-and-events/ Scottish Government News: https://www.gov.scot/education/ Local Updates: … Continue reading Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources

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

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – Let’s Talk About US

As part of furthering the work of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics to help tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, activists and representatives, we are delivering three events to bring women together to talk about labels placed on women. The first event "Let's Define ME" took place on … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – Let’s Talk About US