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

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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.

17th August – Summer Youth Club 2018

Summer Youth Club 17th August 2018 On the third week of the youth club we educated the kids on the Raf as it the 100-year anniversary since WW1 ended. I was taken aback when all the kids told me that they knew nothing about the RAF and its history when I asked them what they knew about it. I informed them that the demand of planes during WW1 led to the formation of the RAF in 1918 as a

Art in The Park

Art in the Park 11th of August 2018 Diversity house participated in Sittingbourne’s Art in the Park at Milton Creek which is held annually. The weather was lovely, and the park was filled with people. Sittingbourne FM radio were present. Diversity House had its display set out which attracted a lot of people. Mrs Locke, the CEO of the organisation was immersed in conversations with people interested in knowing more about WW1 and Africa’s contributions. The team of volunteers

10th August – Summer Youth Club 2018

Summer Youth Club On the second week of the youth club, the children engaged in a WW1 lesson. We started off by questioning them about what they knew about the war. A few knew about how it begun and the period of it. We discussed the 6 reasons why it occurred in depth which were: militarism, ‘The Scramble for Africa’, nationalism, Alliance, the Bosnian crisis, imperialism and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. After absorbing new knowledge,

Summer Youth Club 2018 – SWAG Project

2018 Summer Youth Club On the 3rd of August, Diversity House started the summer youth club. Children of different ages and backgrounds participated in all the activities set for the day.   As everyone was new to each other, we began by introducing ourselves to one another and played ‘2 truths, 1 lie’ as an icebreaker to welcome and warm up the group. After that, we had a hula hoop competition where you had to try and rotate the

Commemorative Walter Tull Awards

Commemorative Walter Tull Awards As part of a two-year participation, Year 5 pupils of St Michael’s school Church of England carried out a campaign for Walter Tull to receive his medal as part of the ‘No Barriers’ campaign. In remembrance of him, they also wrote and acted out a play on Walter Tull and received a medal for this from the Big Ideas company through the ‘Tull 100- Football Remembers’ campaign. The school received a letter from Walter Tull’s

Volunteer Training with Diversity House

For the past four weeks, Diversity House has been delivering volunteering training. People from different ethnicities and backgrounds were part of it including myself. Over the past four sessions, the participants gained confidence to share past voluntary roles personal experiences, what made them to enrol onto the training and what they hoped to achieve at the end of it. In the first session we discussed what volunteering is, the cultural challenges, barriers to volunteering and how to overcome them.