Consultation on Objective 3
We consulted on the following draft equality objective: 'Celebrate our Diversity'
We will celebrate the diversity of
Aim 1: Organise and promote events about the issues that our different groups and communities face. We’ll give people the chance to get involved.
Aim 2: Promote
Aim 3: Talk about equality issues more – through a range of media, including our website and social media – to celebrate our diverse city and tell people how we’re achieving these objectives, and make sure the information is accessible for all.
You said: we should engage with minority communities and their organisations to make sure ‘less heard’ voices and smaller groups have their say. We did: commit to a programme of engagement which is open to all stakeholders, regardless of their size.
You said: the aim should be to keep and maintain the good work
You said: we should use negative language (equality ‘issues’) to describe a positive objective (celebration). We did: amend the objective so that celebration, understanding and positivity are at its heart.
You said: it’s not just the Council that’s responsible for celebrating diversity, it’s something that communities and neighbourhoods do too. We did: make sure the aims include opportunities for community involvement to create chances for us to celebrate
Read more about how we consulted on our equality objectives.