About

Liberate is the Channel Islands’ equality and diversity charity. We have branches in Jersey and Guernsey, serving islanders in both Bailiwicks. Guernsey If you want to find out more about what is happening in Guernsey, please follow this link. Jersey…

DIFERA

DIFERA is Liberate’s employer accreditation scheme. This is the first scheme in the Channel Islands to award organisations with a quality mark that demonstrates to employees (past, present and future), to clients and suppliers that your organisation places Diversity, Inclusion,…

Training & Education

Liberate offers one hour education sessions on a number of subjects. These are suitable for ‘lunch and learns’, including as a topic in a wider training day or conference, or combining together to form a day of training on inclusion…

News

I am a… Woman in a Male-Dominated Profession

I am a woman working in a male-dominated profession. The profession doesn’t start off as male-dominated – there are as many female graduates as male. It’s when you look at the top of the profession, its leaders, that you notice…

I am a… Mother in a Same-Sex Marriage

I am a mother of one-year old twin girls. I also happen to be in a same-sex marriage, which led to some challenges and obstacles when my daughters were born last year. Currently, in Jersey, when a lesbian couple have…

I am a… Member of the Polish Community

I am a member of a Polish community in Jersey. Since my arrival in year 2000 I’ve met many people from different walks of life and cultures. I’ve learnt a whole lot about Jersey history, language and society. I enjoyed…

Pride 2018

On 8 September 2018, Channel Islands Pride was held in Guernsey for the second time and, on 9 September 2018, Alderney held its first ever Pride. Unlike 2016, when Guernsey held a very wet first Pride, the sun was shining…

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CI Equality & Diversity Awards 2018

Since we last gathered for the awards, Liberate has launched its DIFERA accreditation scheme for organisations across the islands to show that they are diverse, inclusive, fair, equal, respectful and accepting places to work. The response to the scheme has…

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Pride 2017

CI Pride 2017 started on Friday 8 September 2017 with a wedding-themed dress down day and an announcement from the Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, that the passage of marriage legislation in Jersey had been delayed and we would not…

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