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 onlineContinue reading Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)
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.
Continue reading Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality
In the wake of rising hate crime, the Muslim Council of Scotland has organised a national vigil for peace. Scots across the nation will stand together to reject hatred and division.Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife Mosques’ vigils for peace
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination takes place annually on 21 March, the theme for 2019 is #FightRacism.Continue reading International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – #FightRacism 21 March 2019
Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson.
Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.Continue reading Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message – 15 March 2019
International Women’s Day takes place annually on 08 March, the theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter.Continue reading International Women’s Day – #BalanceforBetter 08 March 2019
Visual art and craft organisation Fife Contemporary has given young photographers in Kirkcaldy and St Andrews the opportunity to work with professional artist Jannica Honey and make high quality work for an exhibition marking Scotland’s LGBT+ History MonthContinue reading Fife Contemporary – Fife Portraits for 2019 LGBT+ History Month
A fresh new year is a great opportunity to try new things, set challenges and get involved in your local community. You can make 2019 count by helping children with life-shortening conditions and their families in Fife.
2018 was the Year of Young People and FCE committed to providing a platform for young people’s voices, ideas and experiences about equality to be heard. We were awarded £800 from BEMIS for the conference to invite young people to tell us what matters the most and explain what they would like to do toContinue reading FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace
Every year, International Migrants Day is celebrated on 18 December.Continue reading International Migrants Day – #WithDignity 18 December 2018
In June 2018, FCE made an announcement that we were awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government to develop a local project to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, political activists and representatives in Fife. We named this project as ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’. At the time, weContinue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – Story So Far
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an annual observance that was created in 1992 by the United Nations.Continue reading Human Rights Day (#StandUp4HumanRights) – 10 Dec 2018
Following on from the #YOYP Equality Collective Planning Meeting, we are holding an information and consultation event for young people to work together and shape a space for ALL young people to be themselves.
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an annual observance that was created in 1992 by the United Nations.Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities (#IDPD2018) – 03 December 2018
Our #YOYP Equality Collective meeting took place last Friday at the Scottish Parliament. Thanks to Ewan from the Scottish Parliament Outreach Team, the planning group was lucky to have a quick visit of Holyrood in the quiet after hours before settling in the committee room to plan the next Equality Collective event.