‘The charity sector prides itself on being values driven. But are we doing all we can to embody the values of equality and justice?’
October is Black History Month. Here, Kimberly McIntosh, Senior Policy Officer for Runnymede Trust, the UK's leading independent race equality thinktank, asks how the charity sector can lead the way in equality and justice.
The word “diversity” is deployed liberally in mission statements but often fails to materialise in working practices or show up in staff demographics. Without policies to back it up, “diversity” and its sibling “inclusion” can become buzzwords - a parody that triggers eye rolls from staff of all backgrounds.
Read her blog.