Diversity Champions

Here at Platform Housing Group, we are committed to making Equality, Diversity and Inclusion our key priority.

You could help us translate this commitment into inspiring community action by becoming one of our Customer Diversity Champions.

For more information about how you can volunteer to develop projects and campaigns that highlight the diversity of our communities please contact diversity@platformhg.com or 07805 812708.

Choose your area of interest from the nine protected characteristics below that our equality legislation is based on:

  • Disability A diverse group of people

  • Gender reassignment

  • Marriage and civil partnership

  • Pregnancy and maternity

  • Race

  • Religion and belief

  • Sex

  • Sexual orientation

  • Age

What would I be doing as a diversity champion?

Here are some examples of activities you might organise or take part in:

  • An awareness campaign around an issue which is close to you E.g. mental health, disability, LGBT, ethnic or religious diversity, Autism

  • An event celebrating different cultures and traditions  

  • Start a group for people who may feel excluded

  • Support staff and residents in your chosen area of interest

  • Work with local charities on Equality & Diversity (E&D) issues to make a difference

What are the benefits of being a Customer Diversity Champion?

  • Make a genuine difference in your local community

  • Shape the way we our deliver services for vulnerable people

  • Get involved with E&D projects you wouldn’t normally hear about

  • Gain valuable skills through free E&D training

  • Take part in fun activities which make a serious local impact

We have set aside a small funding pot to support your project (up to £400)

If you can make a difference in your community by highlighting its diversity, breaking down barriers, and including residents in activities please complete the form below. We welcome applications from community groups and charities willing to work towards benefiting our residents:

Diversity Champions Funding

Please tell us how it went

To help us ensure future projects have sufficient support we'd like to know about the outcome of your project. Once your project has concluded please click here to fill in our feedback form.