"We believe in the dignity of all people and their right to respect and equality of opportunity. We value the strength that comes with difference and the positive contribution that diversity brings to our community. Our aspiration is for South Cambridgeshire and the wider region to be safe, welcoming and inclusive".
...is a simple pledge that commits signatory organisations to appreciate and value the benefits that different communities contribute to South Cambridgeshire and the surrounding region. You can sign up as an organisation and/or as an individual.
For organisations, the Equality Pledge provides a simple but effective way to demonstrate support for all communities.
For individuals, the Equality Pledge is an opportunity to demonstrate personal commitment to equality and inclusion for all communities.
All organisations in Cambridgeshire, whether from the public, voluntary or private sector, are welcome to sign up to the Equality Pledge.
By publicly stating this commitment, organisations can then identify how to make the Equality Pledge a reality in the work that they do. This approach recognises that organisations vary by size, sector and capacity. However, all are united in recognising the importance of principles of the Equality Pledge.
In order to get the most out of the Equality Pledge, organisations need to reflect and consider what can be done to make our community safer and more inclusive for all.
The first steps are to consider what signing-up to the Equality Pledge means. This could include thinking about how to:
Anyone who supports the principles of the Equality Pledge is welcome to sign up to it. By doing so, you are publicly stating your commitment to an inclusive and welcoming community for all.
When you sign up to the Equality Pledge, it would be helpful if you explained why so we can post this on our comments page. Your reasons can helps us understand concerns of members of the community, how you champion equality and diversity already and what you hope the Equality Pledge might achieve.
To get the most out of the Equality Pledge, you are encouraged to think about ways to get involved, including:
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