What is equality?
Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are not treated differently or less favorably, on the basis of their specific protected characteristic, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. Promoting equality should remove discrimination in all these areas.
What is diversity?
A positive approach to diversity recognises, respects and values people’s differences. Brent encourages all members of the community to contribute and realise their full potential by promoting an inclusive culture for all.
This document explains how effective diversity and equality practice will be fully integrated into everything the council does. Brent Council is working hard to create inclusive services and employment opportunities for all people who live and work in Brent.
Brent Youth Parliament (BYP) is made up of young people aged between 10 and 19 who represent their schools and youth groups.
Volunteering is a great way to gain skills, build up confidence, contribute to the community and make new friendships.
Brent encourages all members of the community to contribute and realise their full potential by promoting an inclusive culture for all.
Mobilize public support and use democratic tools such as lobbying in order to make social change.