Lawn Community Association
Equality and Diversity Policy
This policy applies to all Association Trustees, employees and contractors, volunteers, Members and others organising or participating in Association activities and events, whether at the Lawn Community Centre or elsewhere. Adherence to the policy is an individual and organisation responsibility and breaches will be dealt with under the Association’s Complaints Procedure.
The Community Centre is wheelchair accessible, with a lift to the first floor and permanent or portable loop systems in all hireable rooms.
The Association’s objectives and membership rules are set out in the LCA Constitution, copies of which are available from the Centre Office. Equality is a core value of the Association and underpins all aspects of its operation.
The aim of the policy is to ensure that all Members and guests of the Association may participate fully in Association activities free from prejudice, stereotyping, bullying or harassment, that none shall receive less favourable treatment by the Association or any partner event organiser on the grounds of their age, disability (including sensory and physical impairment, learning difficulties and mental health), race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender or marital/civil partnership status, religion or belief, sexual orientation, financial or economic status.
Association meetings, events and other activities will be made as accessible and welcoming as possible to all groups and individuals, bearing in mind the following potential issues:
This policy will be reviewed by the Association Trustees on a regular basis.
29 October 2018