Equality Cumbria News

NUS No Place for Hate Reports - Disability & LGBT

NUS No Place for Hate Disability Report

Quarter of students with a physical impairment are victims of hate

The NUS report ‘No Place for Hate – Hate crimes and incidents in further and higher education: disability’ shows that nearly a quarter (24%) of students with a physical impairment and 15% with a sensory impairment have experienced antisocial behaviour or crime motivated by a prejudice against their disability.

Job Vacancy Outreach Development Worker (Mobex SAL Youth)

The Application Closing Date has now passed


Job Title: Outreach Development Worker

Responsible to: NADT Project Leader (Mobex SAL)

Based at: Wigton, Cumbria

Salary: £15,324 to £16,509 (JNC Scale 3-5


Forthcoming events: Kendal & Windermere Library: courses, author events, talks

 These events have now been held


ESF Community Learning Grants - Funding Submissions by 4 May 2012

Does your group want to help people overcome barriers and gain the skills and confidence to get back into work?

The Submission Date has now passed 


Nearly £2m is available to be given out over the next 18 months in the North West through the European Social Fund as ESF Community Learning Grants.

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership

Social Enterprise & 3rd Sector cross cutting theme group

Express your interest by 30 March 2012

1st Meeting planned for 17 April 2012

The date for responses has now closed

The first tranche of the Cumbrian LEP Expert Groups are up and running, and now we're moving ahead with setting up the next tranche which includes the cross cutting theme group for Social Enterprise and the Third Sector.

Have Your Say on Equality at Eden District Council by 30 March 2012

Eden District Council is consulting with the public to help set its equality objectives for next 4 years

Have your Say Eden District Council

VSO and Ben & Jerry Competition - Young People create Sustainable Business Models

Competition to recruit 15 young people to create new sustainable business models

VSO and Ben and Jerry's Logo

A partnership that has been established between VSO and the ice-cream company Ben and Jerry’s.

Appleby Heritage Centre, Training Courses starting soon

Appleby Heritage Centre; Including the training and Heritage Centre

Station Yard, Appleby, Tel: (017683) 53350

E-mail: info@applebyheritagecentre.org.uk

Barnardos Carlisle Sure Start Centre - Child & Family Activities - March 2012


Please find a a list of activities for the month of March in the following documents:

Complete Survey on setting Public Sector Equality Objectives in Cumbria by 16 March

Have Your Say in Setting Equality Objectives
for Public Sector Organisations in Cumbria

What do you think Cumbria County and District Councils, NHS Trusts, Cumbria Police & the Lake District National Park Authority could do over the next 4 years to advance Equality?


Equality Cumbria is an umbrella organisation that encompasses a number of different charities based in Cumbria. Together they tackle inequality in race, religion, sexuality and more.