News & Events

2012-05-21 12:58

News release from Voice4Change England and NAVCA

Voice4Change England21st May 2012

For immediate releaseNAVCA

NAVCA and Voice4Change England alarmed by Government equalities ‘backwards step’

Voice4Change England and NAVCA have responded with alarm to last week’s equalities announcement by the Home Office, calling it a backwards step. Last week’s Home Office statement, on the outcome of the Equalities Red Tape Challenge and Reform of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), confirmed the Government will repeal the Socio-economic Duty and delay the implementation of the Dual Discrimination Duty.

2012-05-15 10:26

What are your experiences of working in partnership? We know the success of partnerships in the voluntary and community sector (VCS) vary greatly and we want to hear about your experiences.

Voice4Change England is running a series of focus groups ‘Exploring Partnership Working’ to consider the nature of partnership working between BME and non-BME organisations in London in order support and encourage fairer partnerships, resulting in cohesive and rationalised services to local communities.

2012-04-30 15:40

Voice4Change England is looking to strengthen its staff team and we are looking for an exceptional person with theVoice4Change England right skills with immediate availability to join our small team and take the lead in enhancing our external profile with members and key stakeholders by maximising opportunities using new media. The post is funded by the funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund and the project aims to strengthen the voice of the BME Third Sector. 

Location: Central London
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: Up to £25,194 (ILW) pro rata

2012-04-30 10:35

The second annual survey of Local Compacts is now open. Compact Voice are encouraging voluntary and community organisations to take 10 minutes to fill in the survey – and are offering everyone who completes the survey the chance to win an Amazon Kindle.

2012-04-11 10:08

Charities Evaluation ServicesCharities that are based outside London and meet the eligibility criteria could receive a bursary to attend a CES training course at Charities Evaluation Services (CES) training venue in London.

CES have recently been awarded a grant from The Lankelly Chase Foundation to offer a bursary scheme for non-London organisations to attend CES training. The bursary can be used to attend either a one-day or two-day course.

2012-04-04 11:25

Voice4Change EnglandOne North WestOn 9th February 2012 a mix of BME and other specialist voluntary and community organisations, generic VCOs and public sector organisations gathered at Voice4Change England’s Big Society and Equality event held in partnership with One North West

2012-04-04 11:03

The Chancellor described the 2012 Budget as one that “rewards work”, “unashamedly backs business” and keeps to the deficit plan.

In terms of judging the Budget’s fairness, the key test is being portrayed as the changes to the tax system and which segment of taxpayers has been squeezed or not squeezed.

2012-03-20 12:09

Volunteering Englandand Voice4Change Englandare pleased to invite you to a policy and research seminar on BAME communities and volunteering.

Volunteering takes place in all areas of our society, but sometimes there are barriers to different groups working together. In particular, members of black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups may experience barriers to volunteering outside of their own community.

2012-03-19 11:45


Take part in our project to find out

Our climate is changing.  Here in the UK we’re facing warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers, with more chances of extreme weather such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall.  As a consequence, we’ll face greater risks of drought and flooding, and other knock-on effects.  Meanwhile, other countries across the globe are facing their own climate change challenges. 

2012-02-21 20:21

News release from Voice4Change EnglandVoice4Change England 
21st February 2012

For immediate release

DIY approach to Integration fails to tackle race inequalities

Voice4Change England was dismayed to read the Government’s cross-departmental approach to integration: creating the conditions for integration, published today.