Organisations have to change their practices to change lives

First published on Vanilla Ventures The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, celebrated on October 10th, was dignity. Dignity, according to the World Health Organisation ‘refers to an individual’s inherent value and worth and is strongly linked to respect, recognition, self-worth and the possibility to make choices.’ For anyone, the knowledge that yourContinue reading “Organisations have to change their practices to change lives”

Black History Month – Making a difference with diversity

‘Too white, too male, too middle class.’ It’s a soundbite we hear too often in the UK, and in 2013 was the words of an independent review Government review into skills and leadership in the voluntary sector, led by Dame Mary Marsh. October is Black History Month, a time to celebrate and acknowledge black history,Continue reading “Black History Month – Making a difference with diversity”