Equality News Update: Fife Today: New Fife project launches cultural food parcels

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. In case you missed it, as part of our Minority Ethnic 60+ Project - we're creating cultural food parcels that are available to members of the project. We're trying to reach as many minority ethnic … Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife Today: New Fife project launches cultural food parcels

Black History Month – October 2020

Black History Month in Scotland is an opportunity for us to celebrate African, Caribbean and Asian people and the massive contributions they have made throughout Scottish history, as well as bringing to light the inspiring stories and individuals that are often left out of the history books. This month is also an opportunity for us … Continue reading Black History Month – October 2020

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

Different Paths “Invisible Barriers”

Learning from life stories to shape future service planning and delivery in Fife. This event offers a unique opportunity to service providers from the third, statutory and private sector. You will hear from the experiences from those who took part in Fife Centre for Equalities “Different Paths” project and about the invisible barriers which were … Continue reading Different Paths “Invisible Barriers”

Let’s Leave No One Behind: Poverty and Protected Characteristics

People who are already affected by poverty can also face additional barriers in accessing anti-poverty measures or initiatives, due to their protected characteristics. Join us to find out the key issues as Fife Council Research Team and Fife Centre for Equalities present their joint findings from their collaborative research on Poverty and Protected Characteristics in … Continue reading Let’s Leave No One Behind: Poverty and Protected Characteristics

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