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Northern Housing Festival

Northern Housing Festival

Positive About Inclusion are delighted to be hosting a dicsussion group on behalf of the Chartered Institue of Housing (CIH) at the Northern Housing Festival to be held at the Hilton Gateshead/Newcastle on Thuesday 18th November 2021. Following a plenary session on...

Our Impact Statement

Our Impact Statement

Positive About Inclusion is a Community Interest Company (CIC) a profit for purpose social enterprise and as such it's important for us to measure our positive impact and share this through an impact statement. Today, 11th November 2021, is Social Enterprise Day and...

Diversity Fluency – We can do Better!

Diversity Fluency – We can do Better!

As highlighted in the recent Inside Housing article, the lack of diversity at the leadership level in the sector continues to be an issue. Whilst this isn't a surprise what has been puzzling me is why? We have been talking about the lack of diversity at the leadership...

National Mentoring Day – Mentoring is a Win Win Situation…

National Mentoring Day – Mentoring is a Win Win Situation…

October 27th is global National Mentoring Day, an opportunity to consider the benefits and celebrate the positive impact of giving something back. Both myself and my fellow Director and Co-Founder at Positive About Inclusion, Lucy Malarkey are qualified Coaches and...

Diversity Driving Board Success with the Chartered Intitue of Housing

Diversity Driving Board Success with the Chartered Intitue of Housing

On Wednesday 27th October we are pleased to be working with our friends at the Chartered Institue of Housing as part of their Building Better Boards series of events to talk about diversity driving board success. The Chartered Institute of Housing supports board...

Inclusion is Everyone’s Business

Inclusion is Everyone’s Business

On Wednesday 29th September, #wishwednesday, we will be chairing and facilitating an event called 'Inclusion is Everyone's Business'  for our friends at Women In Social Housing (WISH) North East. The event will start with a presentation about the value of inclusivity...

Diversity in Scrutiny – Do Great Minds Think Alike?

Diversity in Scrutiny – Do Great Minds Think Alike?

We are so pleased to be supporting our friends at Tpas England during #ScrutinyWeek (27th September - 1st October) by delivering a workshop called 'Great Minds Think Alike?'. This interactive session is all about diversity in scrutiny. The workshop will explore the...

Equality Impact Assessments – the what, the why and the how

Equality Impact Assessments – the what, the why and the how

We’ve been totally (and pleasantly) surprised about the amount of work we have been doing on Equality Impact Assessments since setting up Positive About Inclusion. We’ve worked with 3 housing associations, one further education college, a funding alliance and...

Operating Beyond the Vacuum – Addressing Stigma in Social Housing

Operating Beyond the Vacuum – Addressing Stigma in Social Housing

I often speak with clients about operating ‘beyond the vacuum’, how delivering training in isolation (i.e. without the ‘wraparound’ of cultural transformation) is not necessarily going to deliver the change in behaviour, attitude and service delivery required. The...

Increasing Cultural Capital

Increasing Cultural Capital

Positive About Inclusion are really excited to be working with The Link School Sunderland on a project to increase cultural capital through courageous conversations. The Link School is an alternative learning provider working with young learners and their families...

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