Because of the work we do helping the mental health sector better respond to the needs of marginalised groups, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated for a National Diversity Award.
Your vote could help us win it!
We believe in what we do and we strive to be a diverse organisation providing services that are truly inclusive and able to support anyone needing them, regardless of their background. That’s why we work with groups who may experience marginalisation and discrimination in wider society including Black and minority ethnic communities, vulnerable migrants, LGBT people and disabled people.
If you believe our diversity work should be rewarded - cast your vote for Mind to win a National Diversity Award (Community Organisation – Multi Strand category).
It’s easy to vote for us
Go to Mind’s nomination page on the National Diversity Award website.
Say something nice about us – if you’ve been involved with one of our diversity programmes even better, you’ll have had first hand experience of what we do.
- Enter your name
- Enter your email address
- Then share the news that you’ve voted with your friends on Facebook and Twitter
You can vote up until 18 July 2014.
Still not convinced? You might like to know that…
- Mind has put Equality & Diversity at the heart of its strategy allocating dedicated resources to improve mental health services for people experiencing multiple discrimination (including Black and Minority Ethnic communities, vulnerable migrants, LGBT and disabled people).
- All our activities are developed in partnership with local groups and co-produced with people who experience mental health and other forms of discrimination (including but not limited to ethnicity, sexuality, age, gender, disability, religion and beliefs)
- Our work is driven by our values: Open (We reach out to anyone who needs us), Together (We’re stronger in partnership), Responsive (We listen, we act), Independent (We speak out fearlessly), Unstoppable (We never give up).
About the National Diversity Awards
The National Diversity Awards ceremony is a prestigious event, which celebrates excellent achievements of people, community/charity organisations and companies that strive for a more inclusive society. The National Diversity Awards are designed to showcase the eﬀorts of those who have demonstrated an outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion within today’s society; thus embracing the excellence of all our citizens irrespective of race & religion/faith, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability and culture. Mind President, Stephen Fry, is among the many celebrities who have formally endorsed this event.