Good Practice

The Diversity Exchange aims to showcase exceptional work happening in equalities, cohesion and social justice across Bradford district and Craven to inspire organisations and groups to take a step further as well as demonstrate the impact this work can have on people, place and profit. All of the organisations, groups and partnerships that have gone on to share good practice provide examples of how work in this area is being innovated to create positive difference, address and manage possible conflicts, and benefit from diversity. Download the DEX Good Practice Template here.

Building trust with communities in policing

There have been concerns in relation to falling levels of trust and confidence in the Police in England. In particular, different communities have reported declining feelings of trust and negative perceptions of how the Police respond to their...

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Reciprocal mentoring for neurodivergent colleagues

What we did? In January 2023, the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership commenced reciprocal mentoring pilot with 10 staff. The group represented a variety of roles across the NHS Trusts, VCSE and the West Yorkshire Integrated Care...

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Get comfortable with the uncomfortable

Following the escalation in the Gaza-Israel conflict in October 2023, there was a need to support staff impacted by the conflict and increasing humanitarian crisis. Conversations were happening in departments making colleagues feel unsafe and...

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Managers becoming Inclusive Leaders

Improving manager capability is a key outcome in our 2 year plan. As part of this embedding the right behaviours is crucial. To support this, we designed and launched an Inclusive Leadership workshop for all people managers.  Our Inclusive...

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Creating an equality, diversity and inclusion action plan

Incommunities lacked clear and transparent strategic direction around Equity Diversity and Inclusion. A plan was needed to fix the basics and create a strong foundation to build upon. The plan needed to be aligned with our 2 year strategic plan...

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Developing an anti-racist lens to an equality, diversity and Inclusion Strategy

The mission of our trust is to challenge educational and social disadvantage in the North. We do this by establishing high-performing, non-faith academies which maximise attainment, value diversity, develop character, and build cultural...

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Targeted support through Counselling

At Roshni Ghar we were referring service users onto mainstream counselling services for more targeted support. However, we found that clients would drop out after a couple of sessions and not find the sessions beneficial or accessible due to them...

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Amplify: Bradford district’s diversity calendar

Amplify is designed to celebrate, build awareness and share good practice on key days, weeks and months of significance sending a clear message that people, no matter what their background matter to us.

Vesakha Puja

Vesakha Puja (Buddha) - A significant day for Buddhists, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha, usually marked by prayer and meditation.

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23 May 2024

National Volunteer week

National Volunteer week - to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and to say thank you! The theme for 2024 is the #CelebrateService. https://volunteersweek.org/about-volunteers-week/

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01 June 2024

Pride Month

Pride Month – The kickoff for a month-long celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, focusing on history, rights, and advocacy.

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01 June 2024

Gypsy, traveller and Roma Month

Gypsy, traveller and Roma Month - celebrates the richness that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities bring to peoples everyday lives here in the UK, and the many and varied contributions ... Gypsy, traveller and Roma Month

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01 June 2024

Carers Week

Carers Week -is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlighting the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. ... Carers Week

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10 June 2024

Mens Health Awareness Week

Mens Health Awareness Week - is a dedicated week that shines a spotlight on the unique health concerns impacting men. Men’s Health Week encourages men to take charge of their ... Mens Health Awareness Week

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12 June 2024