Active Scotland Outcomes Framework
“The Active Scotland Outcomes Framework describes Scotland’s ambitions for sport and physical activity.”
Did you know that public bodies like the Scottish Government are required by law to promote the interests and wellbeing of looked after children?
Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC)
Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitative Employment Practices Session
29th August, 10am – 12 noon, Falkirk. Awareness session followed by a presentation on how to report hate crime on Wednesday. Booking: https://trafficking-falkirk.eventbrite.co.uk For more information on CSREC’s events please go to: http://www.csrec.org.uk/news-and-events/events/
Disability News Service
Trio of coach companies agree wheelchair rule changes after legal warnings
Three national coach companies have agreed to change their rules so they no longer prevent wheelchair-users enjoying a “turn-up-and-go” service, thanks to a disabled campaigner.
Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health and Social Care
Multi-million pound fund to help tackle the disability employment gap launched
The Work and Health Unit (WHU), jointly managed by the DWP and the Department of Health and Social Care, £4.2m Challenge Fund to test new approaches that can help people experiencing mental health and/or musculoskeletal (MSK) issues stay in work. We are looking to fund around twenty Initiatives. The deadline for applications is 17th August Work and Health Challenge Fund
Glasgow information event on 1st August
Children In Scotland
New project puts young people’s voices at the heart of Scotland’s Brexit debate and negotiations
APPLY NOW Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe (Jun 2018 – Dec 2018)
On the Engender: Gender Matters in Public Transport
European Women’s Forum: For a feminist Europe
How Queer Is Religion?
6th August, 3pm – 4pm, Pride House, 17-19 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5EZ. Can you be an LGBTIQ person of faith? Are the two things mutually exclusive or is there an intersectional space where they can co-exist? Come and hear from a range of panellists examining this issue. This event will consider different faiths across europe and examine the key issues and challenges whilst exploring some of the myths connected to sexual orientation, gender identity and faith.
Pride House Events 31st July – 11th August
LEAP & LGBT Youth
Film screening of Love, Simon
4th August, Glasgow
Pride Glasgow apologises over ticket problems
Glasgow Women’s Library
GWL at Edinburgh International Book Festival
Glasgow Caledonian University
Yesterday the University expressed “extreme disappointment” on learning our Catholic chaplain Father Mark Morris had held a service at his parish church to atone for the “gross offence” of Pride Glasgow
Exclusive: Home Office arrested and deported dozens of Europeans for sleeping rough in Scotland last year
Police must brace for spike in hate crime after Brexit, English force watchdog warns
Nicola Sturgeon to become first serving prime minister or first minister to lead Pride
Consultation On: Guidance on the Provisions for Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues and Changes to Licensing of Theatres – Summary of Responses
Consultation on enhanced oversight of biometric data for justice and community safety purposes
This public consultation explores the potential to deliver independent and ethical oversight of the collection and use of biometric data.
Victim’s Rights in Scotland
Easy Read publication for victims of crime with learning difficulties.
Stonewall Scotland Workplace Conference 2018
COSLA comment on CAMHs report
Councillor Peter Johnston COSLA’s Health and Social Care Spokesperson said: “The achievement of good outcomes for children and young people’s mental health demands a contribution from the whole system, including the health service, local government, the third sector and beyond. As this report demonstrates, there remain significant improvements to be made.
Scottish Women’s Aid
When a woman has been killed by her abusive partner there is no reason nor justification for media to have a character reference in his favour.
Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC)
Event invitation: Have your say about Democracy Matters
9th August, Glasgow, 10am til 2pm. Working together, Community Development Alliance Scotland, SCDC and the Poverty Alliance invite you to discuss the next phase of the Local Governance Review and share your ideas about how local democracy could change. Join us for the morning, chat to us over lunch and learn how you can help others have their voice and make a difference.
Scottish Recovery Network
Connect 4 Recovery
Wednesday 1st August, 1pm to 4pm, Whiteinch Centre, Glasgow. Free. This event aims to bring people, with an interest in or experience of addictions and mental health together to connect, create & share ahead of Recovery Walk Scotland 2018 #TogetherWeFlourish
Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees
Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals from different faith, religion and belief backgrounds who would like to contribute to and shape an integration project for refugees, asylum seekers and new migrants in Edinburgh.
Scottish Council on Deafness
“Mental Health and Wellbeing for all people affected by deafness: Past, Present and Future”
Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
Only one in ten unpaid carers confident about support continuing
Glasgow Community Planning Partnership
Glasgow North West Sector Partnership has an additional £109,201 available for investment in 2018/19.
Applications should be submitted no later than 5pm Friday 27th July