Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Thursday, 2nd December, 2010 7.00 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Contact: Linda Fisher 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 1 July 2010 to be agreed and signed by the Chair of the Forum.

 

3.

INFORMATION BULLETIN

Verbal report by the Project Manager.

 

Any item in the previously circulated Information Bulletin can, on request and with the permission of the Chair, be discussed by the Forum members.

 

Estimated time : 5 minutes

 

4.

UPDATES BY OTHER GROUPS

Groups, who have obtained the permission of the Chair, will present on their activities.

 

Estimate time: 10 minutes

 

5.

SUTTON TRAVELLERS FORUM

Presentation by Ambition and the showing of the award winning film “Romany Me” which follows the life of a young Romany girl as she battles the age old hatred of her age.  This film has been made by amateur actors or actresses and the cast is made up of the community and a community group.

 

Estimated time : 30 minutes

 

6.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Presentation from the Chair of the Black History Working Group, Veronica Fritzon, on the 2010 programme and on how to make 2011 an even bigger success.

 

7.

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE SUTTON AND MERTON : A SOCIAL MARKETING COMMISSION ON HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

Presentation by the Head of Communications, Engagement and Equalities on marketing research into what motivates/stops local people from pursuing healthier lifestyles.  The research was targeted at different equality groups and the findings are interesting and could be used by the council and partners in future to influence public health work.

 

8.

THE BIG SOCIETY

Presentation from Ben Unsworth, Head of Engagement and Equalities on the Big Society.

 

9.

ANY URGENT BUSINESS

Any business brought forward at the direction of the Chair, who has approved the reason for urgency.

10.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The date of the next meeting is Tuesday, 1 February 2011 - 7.00 pm at Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey.

 

 

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