SGREN, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL & RACE EQUALITY
SGREN are supported and funded by South Gloucestershire Council the following are some of their policies and work on race equality:
Equality and Diversity Statement
South Gloucestershire Council provides a wide range of services and is one of the largest employers in the area. The actions and decisions of the council affect the lives of everyone in South Gloucestershire and the council believes that the proactive implementation of a comprehensive Equality and Diversity Policy will benefit every individual and organisation with whom we work. The Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all and we are committed to shaping our services and employment practices accordingly. This comprehensive Equality and Diversity Policy outlines how we translate our corporate commitment and statutory responsibilities into objectives and actions which will benefit every resident and employee.
The Equality Framework for Local Government which provides a guiding framework within which we will work to challenge and improve our practices on an ongoing basis. It also covers legislation relating to race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
Equality Standard for Local Government
South Gloucestershire Council Framework for dealing with racist incidents
A Profile of BAME Communities from 2008 -11 South Gloucestershire Race Equality Scheme. This document though from 2088-11 contains historical comprehensive information on South Gloucestershire’s BAME communities which may still be of historical or research interest.
SGREN are part of an umbrella of community and voluntary organisations in South Gloucestershire a range of information can be found on their website including:
EQUALITIES FORUM INFORMATION
Please take time to complete their annual VCSE survey – only 10 minutes this year! www.cvs-sg.org.uk