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EDVSA Forum for the Voluntary & Community Sector


The EDVSA Forum for the Voluntary & Community Sector took place here at EDVSA offices on Thurs 21 October 2010.

The event was well attended and everyone enjoyed hearing about the Equality Act 2010 by Debbie Williams, Officer for the Community & Voluntary Sector Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service). Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation for this.

Further information on the Equality Act 2010 - This Act brings together nine separate pieces of legislation simplifying the law and strengthening it to help tackle discrimination and inequality.

Please find link below to the following documents:

EQUALITY ACT 2010: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW? A SUMMARY GUIDE FOR VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY SECTOR SERVICE PROVIDERS

http://www.equalities.gov.uk/pdf/401727_GEO_EqualityLaw_Community_acc3.pdf

Other documents relating to the Equalities Act 2010, can be found at:

http://www.equalities.gov.uk/equality_act_2010/equality_act_2010_what_do_i_n.aspx

We look forward to inviting Debbie back to talk about Community Engagement at a later date.

The Community Update session was very full and included:

The next Forum will take place in 2011 and will be advertised on this website and in our newsletter, Viva.


Action East Devon is a member of NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action)

Charity Number 1134611 | Company Number 7035905