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Glasgow Equality Forum (GEF) is a City wide strategic policy forum which brings together representatives of voluntary sector equality networks in Glasgow to encourage better co-operation and cross-sector engagement on equality issues. In particular, it aims to support the embedding of equality in Community Planning and service delivery and to provide a conduit for knowledge sharing and partnership working on equality.

Glasgow Equality Forum provides strategic and policy expertise, and through the associated Equality Networks can provide access to wider viewpoints, including opportunities to engage with grassroots community organisations. Forum members can also provide advice and support on effective community engagement. It should be noted, however, that the Glasgow Equality Forum itself is not a community engagement forum.

GEF Terms Of Reference March 2018

Membership

Full members:

Glasgow LGBTI Voluntary Sector Network
Glasgow Disability Alliance,
Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network (co-ordinated by Wise Women),
Glasgow Voluntary Sector Race Equality Network (co-ordinated by CRER).

Associate members:

Faith in Community Scotland,
Age Scotland,
WSREC
Interfaith Glasgow
Amina MWRC

 

Quarterly Meetings

  • to raise issues of importance with Community Planning partners such as Glasgow City Council, Glasgow HSCP, 
    Police Scotland
    and Glasgow Life;
  • to build links across different networks, equality characteristics and agencies and demonstrate good practice of working in partnership together;
  • to provide advice, monitoring and support in relation to community planning partners’ work to implement the Equality Act 2010;
  • to Create a space for community planning partners to engage with and draw on the experience of equality groups to improve the delivery of policies, services and functions.

Events

Religion, Belief and Equality in Glasgow 23 March 2018
Report Launch: Meeting the Needs of the LGBT+ Community in Glasgow: A Review of Services Provided and Identified Needs 1st December 2017
Glasgow Equalities Meet Up 23rd May 2016
Education In Glasgow – Have Your Say, 7th December 2016

Reports and Responses

Meeting the needs of the LGBTI+ community in Glasgow a review of services provided
GEF feedback to the draft GCC Equality Outcomes 2017 to 2021 (February 2017)

Contact

If you would like to find out more information about GEF please contact GEF’s Manager Lorraine Barrie on lorraine@crer.org.uk or 0141 4186530.

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