Liverpool Race Equality Taskforce

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Working in Liverpool – an experience

By Jordan Spooner My name's Jordan Spooner and I am a 36 year old, mixed race man born and bred in Liverpool. I would like to share with you some of my experiences during my 18 years working in our city. I don’t want to say that it has all been negative, because it...

Black Inclusion Week – reflections

By Tracey Gore, Chair Liverpool Race Equality Taskforce It is is nearly 12 months since we saw the video of George Floyd’s murder, the re-energising of the Black Lives Movement and the collective acknowledgement that racism is pervasive in too many countries across...

Tackling the issue of diverse employment in Liverpool

By Amina Elmi In 2019, Liverpool was named as one of the safest cities to live in the UK, along with being one of the best places to rent and work. This new analysis, which appeared in the Liverpool Echo, stated that job opportunities and earnings per person in...

Free dialogue sessions for health and social care professionals

The taskforce is now focusing on health and wellbeing, and is looking to engage with organisations who work with Black and ethnic minority residents to access health and wellbeing services, including GP's, domestic violence support, benefit advice and childcare...

Asking for Liverpool headteachers’ views

An online survey to be sent to all headteachers in Liverpool has been developed through Liverpool City Council.  Working with Liverpool Learning Partnership the questions will ask the headteachers about representation,...

Round table events to be hosted by Downtown Liverpool in April 2021

A series of virtual round table events are to be hosted by Frank McKenna, CEO of Downtown Liverpool and Race Equality Taskforce member. The event will be to engage with key business leaders from various sectors across the City Region to discuss views on the challenges...

Employment and skills evidence sessions begin in March 2021

The Race Equality Taskforce are beginning to meet with employers, policy makers and business leaders in the city to pose questions on the issues and experiences raised from the open dialogue sessions held in late February 2021. Tracey Gore, Chair of the Race Equality...

Blog post: Challenging and changing times, and a time of hope

2020 has been an unprecedented time of challenge, a global pandemic, the impact of climate change on countries all over the world, divisive politics and a spot light on racism from the overt killings of black people, to the more deeper look into institutional and...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 9th March 2021, Tracey Gore, Chair of the Race Equality Taskforce was invited to speak to the Labour Women’s Forum on the Equality Act – 10 years on. Joined by Gee Walker from Anthony Walker Association, Cllr Pam Thomas...