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National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020

Poster: stop hate U K, hate doesn't belong here

This year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week will take place from 10– 17 October 2020. Jersey is a multi-cultural island and whilst some celebrate this rich diversity, others can directly or indirectly affect people’s enjoyment of life by acting on…

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Accès scheme audits accessibility in the Co-Op

Photo: Liberate staff auditing the Co-Op for accessibility

Liberate are delighted that The Channel Islands Co-Operative Society have signed up to the Accès scheme.

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Why #blacklivesmatter

Photo: A black lives matter protest banner

Over the last few days there has been a polarising of opinion on social media regarding the #blacklivesmatter protests. The lack of social distancing, violence and vandalism seen in the UK and abroad has provoked people to dismiss protestors as…

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Liberation75

Photo: Liberation Day 1945 crowds outside the Pomme d'Or

As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Channel Islands and the start of the end of WWII, and as we continue to be living in a restricted way due to coronavirus, it seems a good moment…

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Liberate lauches counselling support service in response to COVID-19 emergency

Photo: a young man talking to a counsellor

Liberate is launching its new counselling support service. It aims to assist those experiencing stress, anxiety, panic, depression, grief and other mental health issues due to the conditions imposed by the crisis.

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Liberate partners with Les Landes School to launch DIFERA Jnr

Logo: DIFERA Junior

On 31 January 2020, Liberate and Les Landes School are launching the DIFERA Jnr scheme with a day of diversity and inclusivity activities created by the school’s pupils and staff.

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Jersey Pride In Sport Week

Photo: a person tying up their trainers with rainbow laces

Jersey Pride In Sport Week is 3-9 February 2020 – show your support with a pair of our rainbow laces sponsored by EY

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Logo: Aksay accreditation scheme

Liberate reminds Jersey organisations that they have until 31 august 2020 to make reasonable adjustments to physical features in their premises

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Liberate reveals the results of their research into HIV support in the Channel Islands

Poster: World Aids Day December the first

Liberate have found that more needs to be done to combat the stigma of living as HIV positive in the Islands. More than thirty years on from the first cases of HIV in the Channel Islands, misinformation, myths and prejudice persist, making it difficult for islanders living with HIV to be open with those closest to them. Only 58% of islanders living with HIV had told a family member of their condition.

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I am a… Woman in a Male-Dominated Profession

Photo: a boardroom of twelve middle aged, white men in suits

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…

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