Doncaster Inclusion and Fairness Forum Consultation

As part of the new way of working for Team Doncaster, the Inclusion & Fairness Forum has been tasked with producing a collective, overarching Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement to capture the essence and significance of recent events, whilst encouraging each of the member organisations to do more to tackle inequality, disadvantage, and racism through their own policies, processes and practice.

The Inclusion & Fairness Forum has produced a draft Statement and is really interested in your views.  The consultation will run until Tuesday September 8 and there are a number of ways to let us know what you think.

View the Statement and complete our online survey here

Download a copy of the draft statement here

Request a paper copy from: equalities@doncaster.gov.uk or call 01302 862533/862316

Drop into the Civic Office and talk to us: (safe distancing measures will be used) on Wednesday August 26 and Wednesday September 2, between 11.30 am – 1.00 pm.

Please display this poster about the consultation

For more information about the Inclusion and Fairness Forum you can visit the Team Doncaster website.

Thank you for your time,

Rev. Adedolapo Agoro (Chair) and Akeela Mohammed DL (Vice-Chair)

You may also be interested in our BAME Covid Communications Survey

Doncaster Council and partners want to know the best ways to communicate with you, so that they can give you the best information and advice. Please fill out the survey below as soon as you can (closing date 08/09/2020). If you need it translating into a different language or would like it by email, contact nasar.ahmed@doncaster.gov.uk

Click here for the survey

And our Listening Ear Bereavement Service also wants to hear from BAME communities

Launched in April in the year, the Listening Ear South Yorkshire bereavement service is in place to help people who have lost loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic, whether from the virus or otherwise.

Since launching in April, almost 500 appointments have been accessed by people from across Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield with overwhelmingly positive feedback.

However feedback has also shown that people from BAME communities are less likely to access the service, therefore we’ve launched a short survey to ask people from those communities how the service could better meet their needs.

Please take 5 minutes to answer our anonymous survey here

The service is free to call on 0800 048 5224, email: helpline@listening-ear.co.uk or via the website: www.listening-ear.co.uk/refer. During appointments, people are able to talk to a trained therapist who offers emotional health and well-being and practical support. The helpline is staffed by professional mental health counsellors who use counselling-based skills, however it isn’t a counselling service.

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