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!
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!
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!
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
We are delighted to announce that the Trustees of Fife Centre for Equalities have approved a new staffing structure for the organisation. From 01 August 2020, all existing and future staff will follow the new structure accordingly. Lee Ryan, Chair of Fife Centre for Equalities, said: “The Board of Trustees considers that the review of FCE’s structure, with … Continue reading Equality News Update: New Job Roles for Fife Centre for Equalities Staff Team
Sky Dunfermline is taking on the challenge to improve the diversity of their workforce ensuring their recruitment practices are more inclusive. Sky Dunfermline are currently taking part in the Equality Pathfinder Award Scheme run by Fife Centre for Equalities as part of their move towards becoming a more inclusive business. The team successfully completed their … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders – Sky Dunfermline working towards Silver level!
Fife’s charities and Fife Council have joined forces to help EU Citizens apply for Settled Status.
FCE were approached by West Fife Enterprise to help them develop an accessible Jam shed. The aim of the shed is to provide an accessible space where people from all walks of life can come together in a relaxed informal setting to play, learn or teach a variety of musical instruments. The Jam shed is … Continue reading Creating an Accessible Jam Shed – Case Study
Robbie is a volunteer driver for LinkLiving - who also provides one-to-one support for older people, he thinks community cafes are great for people that need extra help and support. They give people a new lease on life and bring generations together. You can find the full interview below:
The Canary Canteen is a Community Cafe located in High Valleyfield, South-West Fife. We gathered interviews of some of the volunteers and members of the local community to hear their personal stories and what the community cafes mean to them.RobbieIs a volunteer driver for LinkLiving - who also provides one-to-one support for older people, he … Continue reading Canary Canteen – Interviews and Stories
Tarry is an asylum seeker who approached Fife Centre for Equalities at the end of March 2017. He was living in Leven with foster parents and looking to integrate more into Fife and get into college, as well as gain asylum status. After a face to face meeting with Tarry, we agreed that it would … Continue reading Seeking Asylum in Scotland – Case Study
Jennifer is a 35-year-old woman that lives with anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to meet new people and lacks confidence, especially in social situations. As a consequence, Jennifer is unemployed and feels isolated. During Diversity week in September 2017, Fife Centre for Equalities(FCE) hosted a family fun day at the High Valleyfield … Continue reading Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study
In May 2017 Jade contacted Fife Centre for Equalities by email after a Fife Council worker suggested she contact us.