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Blog 2017-07-31T13:43:51+01:00

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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.

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

LAPCEL Event – 03/09/2019

LAPCEL – Learning Alliance for Palliative Care & End of Life Practises This project is funded by Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex and led by Drs David Smith and Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon with support of Anglia Ruskin University, Diversity House, Ellenor, Health Education England Kent, Sussex, Surrey and University of Greenwich. The 3rd September saw Gravesend host the latest LAPCEL event. The Mayor for Gravesend, Cllr Gurdip Bungar opened the conference, giving a short introductory speech, welcoming us all

DJ Workshop – Part 2

DJ Workshop For the remaining sessions of the DJ workshop with Joined Up Thinking (JIT), the kids continued to learn how to beat match songs and how to transition from one song to another song smoothly. They also practised picking songs that go well together considering the bpm and the tempo of the songs. In the last session, the kids selected 4 songs of their choice and had to transitions through each song using the cross fader which helps

Summer Youth Club – Final Session

Final Week of Summer Youth Club For the last session of the youth club, the kids paint African tribal masks. They used various coloured paints to design their masks cut out from cardboard.  After lunch, they had a dance session directed by Shaney and Emily which they continued with from the previous week. They successfully perfected the dance routine and were able to perform confidently. To cool down, they played musical statues and did freestyling to their favourite songs