Category Archives: Inclusion

Kirklees Council set ambitious plans on their inclusion journey

Proud to be diverse and inclusive

Today full council voted through the brand-new Inclusion and Diversity Strategy which focuses on an inclusive pandemic recovery. Full council approved the new strategy which sets out the council’s inclusion aims for the next two years. The four priorities of the new strategy are Inclusion First, Project Search, Culturally Confident Colleagues, and Inclusion Allies. Inclusion First will ensure that council

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Kirklees Council nominated for national award alongside Marcus Rashford

We’ve been shortlisted at the British Diversity Awards for our innovative work with the Black African and Caribbean community on the Iroko project. Iroko has been shortlisted in the ‘Community project of the year’ category for its community-led approach to uncovering inequalities that the Black African and Caribbean communities experience. The project has been delivered in partnership with the community

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More than a migrant

International Migrants Day

Today is International Migrants Day and the Intercultural Cities Programme have themed this year ‘more than a migrant’. We spoke to three residents who have migrated to Kirklees and asked them what they do, why they migrated and what they’ve achieved since living in Kirklees. Cllr Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, said: “Kirklees has always been, and continues to

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