Action for Children help disadvantaged children across the UK. They help children through fostering or adoption – and by intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. In addition to making life better for children with disabilities.
ACT had a clear Equality scheme in place and are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively across our entire organisation. To support Diversity and Inclusion activities, ACT have a CelebrateLGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) network in place. The network had carried out some activities to support LGBT+ children/young people and teams but wanted advice and guidance in how they can raise the profile of the network, engage and increase membership, gain leadership buy in and enhance LGBT+ equality within the organisation.
Diverse Matters providing advice and guidance and next steps for ACT to support them in their journey in embedding LGBT+ equality and ensuring the CelebrateLGBT+ network could reach its potential.