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Response to Common Population Policy Review

As a charity concerned with diversity, inclusion and equality, our interest in the Review is focused on how immigrants are treated on arrival in Jersey. The Migration Control Policy (Section 8 – Migrants’ rights) makes it clear that more work…

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Response to Hospital Planning Application

Drawing: architect's impression of new hospital entrance

The new hospital plans were submitted to the Planning Department on 30 November 2021. From the perspective of disabled access, we were disappointed by a number of aspects of the plans and have responded to the request for public comments.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

Over the last year, Liberate’s team of auditors that includes people with various disabilities has undertaken more than 60 accessibility audits of premises for clients.

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Response to Scrutiny Review of Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Do you think statutory measures should be introduced in Jersey for gender pay gap reporting? The UK will implement mandatory gender pay gap reporting on 5 October. It has been voluntary up to now. In June 2021 the FT reported…

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Pride 2021

Photo: CI Pride Live title screen

When CI Pride 2021 was hit by COVID-19 we took it online. Could we pull off the Channel Islands first live-streamed pan-island concert in a month? Of course, we could!

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Live CI Pride pan-Island concert

Photo: Pride crowd taken from the stage

The organisers of Channel Islands Pride are making history this Saturday 21 August as they stream the first live concert held across both Jersey and Guernsey, as part of the Islands’ joint pride celebrations.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

Photo: the public entrance of the States Chamber in Jersey

Jersey’s public buildings are being independently assessed to determine how suitable they are for people with disabilities to access.

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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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