Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 14th July, 2015 6.45 pm

Venue: Sutton Inclusion Centre, Northspur Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2BF

Contact: Jisa Prasannan Tel: 020 8770 4825 Email:  jisa.prasannan@sutton.gov.uk  Victoria Lawson Tel: 020 8770 5779 Email:  victoria.lawson@sutton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Confirmation of minutes and matters arising from the meeting on 14 April 2015.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

Additional documents:

3.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON SUPPORTING OUR LGBT COMMUNITY pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Megan Perryman (Stonewall) and Jonathan Williams (Sutton LGBT Staff Network) to lead a roundtable discussion around the following questions:

 

1 (a) What important conversations are you having in your organisations about supporting LGBT people (including staff and the local community/service users)?   AND

 

1 (b) How can we vary our approach to take into account different demographic groups? (E.g. older LGBT people, LGBT people who are also BAME)?

 

2) What are the differences between supporting people from the four different groups – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender?

 

3) What more could the Council and local agencies do to engage the LGBT community and work together to tackle some of the issues faced by this community?

 

Indicative time: 60 minutes

4.

SUTTON AUTISM STRATEGY FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 1005 KB

Victoria Lawson, Head of Policy, Leadership and Governance to provide an overview of Sutton’s Autism Strategy Framework.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

 

Additional documents:

5.

INFORMATION & ADVICE OFFER UPDATE pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Victoria Lawson, Head of Policy, Leadership and Governance to update the Forum on the Information and Advice Offer.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

6.

HATE CRIME REPORT pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

7.

UPDATES

·         Black and Minority Ethnic Forum (Joseph Jeffers, Sutton Centre for Equalities)

·         Human Rights Act (Jisa Prasannan, Commissioning and Business Insight Officer)

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

8.

EVENTS

Jisa Prasannan, Commissioning and Business Insight Officer, to provide an update on events.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

 

 

9.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

Opportunity for any urgent business to be brought forward at the direction of the Chair, who has approved the reason for urgency.

Logistics pdf icon PDF 38 KB