Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 25th February, 2014 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Victoria Lawson, Head of Chief Executive's Office. Tel 020 87770 5779 email  victoria.lawson@sutton.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES AND MATTERS ARISING FROM MEETING ON 10 DECEMBER 2013 pdf icon PDF 456 KB

Confirmation of minutes and matters arising from the meeting on 10 December 2013.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

Additional documents:

3.

AHMADIYYA MUSLIM COMMUNITY

Introduction from the members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and the activities it undertakes in Sutton.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

4.

OPPORTUNITY SUTTON - MATCHING SKILLS WITH DEMAND

Joanne Cavey, Senior Projects Manager Economic Renewal and Regeneration, to provide overview of Opportunity Sutton, Matching Skills with Demand work programme.

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

5.

RESIDENTS SURVEY

Sam Barker, Interim Head of Research & Intelligence, to provide an overview of key findings from the Residents Survey.

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

6.

DEVELOPING OUR EQUALITY & DIVERSITY FRAMEWORK AND DATASCORE CARD pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Improvement and Delivery Team to seek Forum’s guidance and input into the Equality & Diversity Framework and DataCard. Forum participants are asked to consider and complete the forms included as an appendix to this agenda item. If participants are unable to attend the meeting on 25 February, they are asked to submit their completed forms to kate.montgomery@sutton.gov.uk by COB 28 February 2014.

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

7.

SUTTON FAITH AUDIT UPDATE

Ian Kershaw, Safer Sutton Partnership, to provide an update on the Sutton Faith Audit.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

8.

HATE CRIME

Ian Kershaw, Safer Sutton Partnership, to provide an update on hate crime in

Sutton.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

9.

UPDATES

·         Black and Minority Ethnic Forum (Thikra Ali, Sutton Centre for Equalities)

·         Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans Forum (Kate Montgomery for Tyrone Ashby, LGBT Forum)

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

10.

EVENTS

Kate Montgomery to provide an update on the following events, including:

·         Holocaust Memorial Day

·         LGBT History Month

·         Fair Trade Fortnight

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

11.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

Opportunity for any urgent business to be brought forward at the discretion of the Chair.