Community, Integration, Inclusion, Cohesion
“I am pleased to confirm that Diversity House Limited supports the ten principles of the UN Global Compact with respect to human right, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. With this commitment, we express our intent to advance these principles within our sphere of influence and will make a clear statement of this commitment of our stakeholders and the general public. We also pledge to take part in the activities of the UN Global Compact where appropriate and feasible – through for instance participation in Country/Local Networks involvement in specialised initiatives and work streams; engagement in partnership projects; and reviewing and providing commentary to participating companies on their communications on progress”.
- Christine Locke (Chair and Project Lead)
We Are Part Of The Global Compact
Support, Dignity, Respect
Diversity House is a charitable organisation, which promotes social support for ALL ethnic minority communities, from ALL countries who are now residing in the Kent area. Diversity House is run by trustees and volunteers who are experienced in their own fields, such as public health counselling, recruitment consultants and housing management. We aim to provide opportunities for minorities to interact and socialize while maintaining their own individual identities.
Every Individual regardless of their race or ethnicity is given the opportunity to access our services within the community.
Every individual regardless of their race or ethnicity should be treated with dignity.
Every individual regardless of their race or ethnicity should be treated with respect.
Every individual regardless of their race or ethnicity should be treated equally.
Diversity - Equality
"We believe that people should have opportunities, support and encouragement to exercise control over their own lives and acknowledge their responsibilities to themselves and to others." - Diversity House
One of the methods deployed by Diversity House to engage its community is organising public lectures on topical issues of the day. In this regard, a public lecture was held at the Isle of Sheppey Academy. The lecture was planned in association with the Isle of Sheppey academy and on the very current and crucial[…]
This was a year-long project which aimed to identify the issues which might exclude people from the Swale community. These could include issues relating to health, housing, education and other aspects of community care. Ultimately the project hoped to find ways of addressing these issues, so as to achieve a sense of belonging for all[…]
The project started in December 2009. It aimed to raise awareness of learning disabilities in a de-stigmatising way. Its title, “Once upon a Down Syndrome” was deliberate to capture the attention of the general population, in particular, those from sub Saharan region of Nigeria (resident in Swale) whose culture and tradition portrays disability as a[…]
As a Charity aimed at empowering, strengthening, and building the capacity of disadvantaged community groups, particularly those with a black minority and ethnic background; Diversity House created this Special Interest Group (SIG) in 2008. It used the Learning Alliance approach to work on issues of equality and diversity in the health area for BME Communities[…]