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We are constantly writing articles about our latest news and updates as a charity organisation as well as posting opinions on a diverse range of cultural and equality issues and also offering information and advice for local communities.

Careers Day – 26th November

Diversity House with Princes Trust cxk hosted a Careers Day on 26th November 2019, at Phoenix House. It was not a typical Careers Day, our day not only had the inclusion of the usual tables with flyers, there was also Motivational Speeches by the organisations, and Careers Board which had various job roles. Each job role had the inclusion of a definition of the job, responsibilities, grade requirements, and potential employers. It was really uplifting to see everyone networking

Sewing Workshop – September 2019 to December 2019

Supporting Women and Girls ran a Sewing Workshop for 10 weeks, it was so popular that an extra week was added, making it 11 weeks in total. Our workshop tutor was the very regardful volunteer Kate Dicey. A retired teacher, who not only very generously loaned her sewing machines, but also took time out of her week to assist attendees. She and a partner run a costume design business. If by the end of reading this, you or someone

Remembrance Service Cenotaph Sittingbourne 2019

What is Remembrance Day? Remembrance Day is observed on the 11th hour, 11th day, on the 11th month. This is when a two-minute silence is taken in order to remember those who lost their lives in World War I. The silence symbolises the concentrated thoughts of the remembrance of the dead. The annual event pays respect to the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice (peace agreement) between German and British and its allies in 1918. In 1914 the

Swale Supporting Girls visit to Sparshatt Truck and Van

Stop what you are doing. Find a piece of scrap paper and something to write with. An old receipt will do. Now go ahead and draw a mechanic. I will give you five minutes.  Do not scroll down until you are finished. Did you draw a man in a hard hat? Maybe you drew a spanner, toolbox and a car. This is fine right? If you did draw a male mechanic, you portrayed the common

Black History Month Events

Diversity House were delighted to deliver Black History Month events in Swale. Young children were adorned in extravagant headwraps, local people danced to African music and disengaged individuals had their spirits lifted through being enlightened of their Identity. Black History Month is the celebration of achievements of the Black Community: Past and Present. With the hope of future generations acquiring knowledge of the abundant advantages achieved by this diverse race. Black History is often overlooked in formal classrooms, and even

Holy Trinity Community Open Day

Holy Trinity Church in Milton Regis, Sittingbourne organised a free community open day on 14th September 2019. The day was a community engagement event which was for all ages. The event opened to the public at 10am, but there was much work beforehand by helpful volunteers and staff to set up for the day. There was teddy bear abseiling. Children were invited to bring in their teddies from home for them to go on an adventurous ride. Christine brought