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Community Conversation about Mental Health


Thrive Hackney

Thrive LDN is a citywide movement for mental health, supported

by the Mayor of London and the London Health Board.

Thrive LDN will host a community conversation aimed at encouraging

people to work together to improve health and happiness in Hackney.

At this community conversation we will hear about the aims of Thrive LDN

and then discuss how we can all work together to make them happen here.

Hackney residents, and anyone who delivers services with them, is very

welcome to join us to share views.


Wednesday, September 20th, 6pm


Education Centre at the St Joseph’s Hospice

Mare Street

London E8 4SA

Free food and drink

Please RSVP using Eventbrite (

For more information contact Ed Davie


Improving Londoners Health

Source By: Race Equality Foundation 

Improving Londoners' Health - a Health Network meeting, 18 October 2017 

The London Plan states that the voluntary and community sector has an essential role in tackling health inequalities at the local level, particularly in promoting and supporting community involvement’. 

The Mayor has launched a consultation on his health inequalities strategy which will provide an opportunity for the voluntary sector to outline their role in working collaboratively with the GLA to tackle inequalities in health.  The new strategy aims to address inequalities and improve the health of health of Londoners in childhood, mental health, where they live, healthy communities and developing healthy habits.  

We know what black and minority ethnic communities have poor health experiences and health outcomes.  Our Health Network will:

  • provide an opportunity to have a debate about ethnic health inequalities; 
  • find out about specific work to address these inequalities;   
  • Provide the opportunity to examine and offer feedback on the Mayor's strategy, particularly in relation to black and minority ethnic communities.

This event is for voluntary and community sector organisations working with children and families, particularly those working with black and minority ethnic communities.

This event will take place at:

Race Equality Foundation

Unit 22 Deane House Studios 

27 Greenwood Place

London NW5 1LB

To register for the event, go to eventbrite


Free two day Equality Act training on 18th & 25th September 2017

Source By: Race on the Agenda

Using the Equality Act 2010

Free two day training for organisations supporting
Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) 

Training Day One: Complying with the Equality Act 2010

18th September 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Participants will:

  • learn who is protected under the Equality Act 2010;
  • learn what types of behaviour and discrimination are unlawful;
  • review their own organisation’s policies and procedures and identify any changes needed in order to comply with the Equality Act 2010; 

Training Day Two: Using the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)

25th September 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Participants will:

  • learn to use the PSED to advance equality for BME&R people by holding public authorities to account;
  • Explore different methods of obtaining and using data to identify inequality faced by BME&R people within public services.
  • learn to evidence the need for public authorities to work in collaboration with community organisations in order to meet the PSED, which has implications for how public authorities fund and commission services.

This training course is FREE for all voluntary/community sector organisations based in London.  All other organisations and private/public sector organisations will be charged a fee of £30 for attendance.  You will be sent an invoice shortly after registering, and your place will only be confirmed once payment is received.

Please note that although the training is free of charge ROTA pays for the refreshments and room hire costs in offering a place on the training.  Therefore, if you register your place for the training and fail to attend, you will be invoiced £25 or £30 if you are from a private/public sector organisation. 

To book your place, please complete our online booking form, available at:

For more information on this course, please email or call 020 7697 4066.

Prevent Education Officer = Hackney Council

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