Policy and Research is at the forefront Lancashire Equalities work and our relationship with BME communities is paramount. We’re always looking to build new relationships with communities and individuals to strengthen our research and reinforce the policies we advocate for –
Building on our strong track record on providing policy advice and advocacy for the BME voluntary and community sector we aim to increase access to, and effectiveness in policy making processes.
Project activities include producing policy briefings and online updates as well as creating a BME Policy Forum, which will ensure that policy leads can meet and learn about new policy developments and discuss coordinated policy responses.
The Forum will also provide the opportunity for formal meetings, seminars with subject experts and joint ventures with mainstream organisations
Lancashire Equalities –has led voluntary sector organisations an opportunity to influence PCCs and ensure that the health and crime related needs of BAME groups are understood.
Health and Wellbeing boards will be important partners to PCCs, and through Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and the Joint Health and Well-being Strategies (JHWSs) will influence the commissioning of local health and care services.
The BME -led voluntary Community faith sector organisations has an opportunity to influence PCCs and ensure that the health and crime related needs of BME groups are understood.
- Alcohol strategy
- Health & wellbeing strategy BWD & Lancashire
- Religious Hate crime
- Victims Strategy
- EU Strategy