Progress Towards Equality - Everyone Is Equal Project

This EU-funded project aimed to promote equality, in particular through raising practical awareness of discrimination. LCF co-ordinated the project, working in collaboration with regional and local agencies.

The Everyone is Equal Project was a one-year European Commission-funded project that took place between November 2008 and October 2009.

The project was funded under the Progress Towards Equality funding stream of the European Commission to raise awareness of discrimination amongst members of the public, so that they are better able to identify discrimination, what rights they have under discrimination legislation and where to go for information and advice.

40 awareness-raising events were organised through local advice agencies as delivery partners across the UK:

  • Cumbria Law Centre - covering the North West of England, especially Cumbria
  • Ethnic Minorities Law Centre - Scotland
  • Newport Citizens Advice Bureau - Wales
  • Southampton Advice and Representation Centre - South West of England
  • Kirklees Law Centre - Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Chesterfield Law Centre - Midlands
  • South West London Law Centres - London
  • Alnwick Citizens Advice Bureau - North East of England

Activities took place between April and September 2009 across the United Kingdom. They focused on discrimination issues and subjects relevant to the particular region, including:

  • a conference on employment rights
  • discrimination training events and adviser workshops
  • activities at school leaver assemblies, Connexions events and university Freshers' Fairs
  • information stalls at May Day rallies, music festivals and community carnivals

The project also commissioned awareness-raising material including posters, postcards, flyers, training on each strand of discrimination and information on how to conduct public legal education events. Please contact us for more information about this project.