Scottish Government Consultation Overview: “The consultation seeks views to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, conducted by Lord Bracadale. The review is considering whether changes need to be made to the current laws; whether existing offences should be extended to cover other groups; and whether all hate crimes should be brought into one area of legislation. This consultation does not advocate a preferred Scottish Government approach.“
Lord Bracadale letter on the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation
Consultation opened on the 31st August and will close on 23rd November
Three versions of the Consultation are available:
Invitation from Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership:
We would like to invite you to the GHSCP session to review our equalities progress in the last year. The session is for social care and health staff across the HSCP, our community planning partners and members of the Glasgow Equality Forum.
Date : Thursday 15th June 2017. Read more…
Glasgow’s LGBT+ Network wants to hear from you.
Complete the survey now at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GlasgowLGBTI
Glasgow’s newly established LGBT+ Network is looking for your input to help gather information about services and activities provided in Glasgow for LGBTI people. The research will bring together important information to help improve the lives of LGBTI people in Glasgow.
Technical glitches mean no newsletters for Subscribers this week.
However, here’s some of the news you almost got:
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Awareness Week: Surviving or Thriving? 8th – 14th May
Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network invite you to a free ‘Open Space’ event:
Women in Glasgow Have Your Say!
“These outcomes are not meant to encompass all the work to reduce inequality in the City. Instead they reflect what are considered to be the priorities and form a framework on which the Council will build its equality agenda. Included within the report on the Equality Outcomes is a Statement of Intent that summarises the Council’s broader commitment to equality.”
Ref: Equality Outcomes Glasgow City Council, March 2017 Read more…
Disabled Access Day – A Euan’s Guide initiative – will run from the 10th – 12th March this year, with events throughout the country.
Glasgow Equality Forum (GEF) members met on 25th January 2017 to review GCC’s draft Equality Outcomes 2017-2021 and provide feedback.
The following documents were submitted by GEF