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Adam McCann

Adam McCann

Carrying on the theme from Mental Health Awareness Week, role model Adam writes for DRM about feeling different as he grew up, but not knowing why.

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Kate Hutchinson

Kate Hutchinson

For Mental Health Awareness Week, role model Kate writes for DRM about the damage done by homophobic, biphobic and transphobic language on the mental health of young people who are not yet out

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Inclusion Matters

Thursday May 11, 2017

Last night we celebrated the launch of Inclusion Matters. This new and ground-breaking guide has been co-produced with P3, and is aimed at helping parents and carers assess a school's commitment to inclusion.

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Amie Taylor

Amie Taylor

For Mental Health Awareness Week, facilitator Amie writes for DRM about the interplay between mental health and hiding who we are

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Ryan Valadas

Ryan Valadas

For Mental Health Awareness Week, Role Model Ryan writes for DRM about his experience of homophobia at school and now

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Gemma Curtis

Gemma Curtis

Our Head of Education, Gemma, writes about her experiences of sex education at school and why it's vital for all young people to have LGBT+ inclusive relationships and sex education.

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Gemma Curtis

Gemma Curtis

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Vacancy: Regional Officer

Tuesday April 25, 2017

This is an exciting, home-based opportunity to co-ordinate Diversity Role Models’ activity in the North West region, from engaging schools to facilitating workshops. You'll manage all of the administrative tasks involved in this and build a community of volunteer Role Models to help us grow our reach in this area of the country.

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This is an outstanding opportunity to have a profound impact on a small charity with big aspirations whilst also developing your skills and knowledge. We are now looking for an ambitious Fundraising Assistant to support our Fundraising Manager, to generate income to ensure we can continue to effectively tackle bullying and create equal opportunities for all young people.

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The new chief executive of Diversity Role Models will be diversity and inclusion expert, Claire Harvey, who joins the charity from KPMG. Her appointment follows founder Suran Dickson’s decision to return home to New Zealand after 14 years in the UK.

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Suran Dickson

Suran Dickson

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Head of Fundraising

Wednesday February 1, 2017

We are seeking an energetic and creative fundraiser with the ability to generate income of around £500k a year. Our income is generated across the spectrum of income strands; community fundraising, individual donations, trust and foundation income, events, and corporate sponsorship, with the latter two being the most significant streams for us. The successful applicant will come to the organisation with a successful track record across the income streams, plentiful ideas and a passion for the cause.

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