Welcome to Our Blog

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.

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

Black History Month 2019

Diversity House ran a Black History Month 2019 event in Phoenix House, which was funded by Swale Borough Councils Cultural grant. The focus of the event was the celebration of achievements from Black Individuals in Kent. We showcased the work of Barbara Walker, who is currently exhibiting her work at The Turner in Margate until April 2020. William Cuffay who was born in Chatham and was a leader in the chartist movement in early Victorian times

Half Term Youth Club

October Half Term Youth ClubDiversity House hosted its school holiday themed youth club. This holiday's theme was Autumn. The young people who ranged from ages 4-16, enjoyed the day together. It was a place of socialisation and was an excellent active end to the October holidays.We began with serving the children hot chocolate with marshmallows, chocolate shavings and cream. There weren't many empty cups left, so we can only guess the children enjoyed their sugar-filled treat! Only top-notch service for

Causes that Matter 2019 – Kent Community Foundation

18th September 2019 Diversity House were privileged to be invited to Kent Community Foundation’s ‘Causes that Matter’ event on 18th September 2019. A number of local charities were invited for an afternoon at Eastwell Manor to celebrate our hard work and achievements. The event, hosted by the High Sheriff of Kent Paul Barrett, was a fantastic opportunity to network, engage further with Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) team and enjoy some delicious cakes in a beautiful location. Chief Executive of