London Voluntary Service Council, HEAR Network, Race on the Agenda, LASA and Women's Resource Centre held their 3rd Annual Conference and the HEAR Networks Accessibility Awards on the 25th November. The conference considered what the challenges and opportunities for VCSE organisations arising from the rapid growth of the use of digital technology.
We also held workshops and IT surgeries to support organisations make the best use of digital technology to improve their impact and reach:
Tackling Racism in the age of Social Media
The conference was followed by the HEAR Network's Accessibility Awards.
The Access Awards showcased examples of good practice in accessibility and inclusion by HEAR network members in service delivery, and how small changes can have a big impact!
Solace Women's Aid were presented with an award for their work on improving the inclusion of deaf and disabled women in domestic and sexual violence services. A case study has been produced highlighting the challenges and learning from this work.
The conference also heard presentations from Bexley and Bromley Accessible Transport and Young People for Inclusion on their work to support access and inclusion. You ca fiind the presentations below. To find out more or to find out about training and support to improve the accessibility and inclusivity of your services for all Londoners please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.