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Lucy Caldicott

Lucy Caldicott

Well it’s the end of my first week as Interim CEO at Diversity Role Models and I wanted to share a couple of thoughts.

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Phil Nicol

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Picnics Against Prejudice

Monday July 6, 2015

We’re inviting all our supporters to raise funds for Diversity Role Models by arranging a Picnic Against Prejudice. Whether that’s a shared picnic in a park, a BBQ in the back garden, or a meal on a blanket hiding from a summer storm in your front room, you and your guests will be helping us to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

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Will Fletcher

It’s four years today since DRM registered with the Charity Commission. And what a long way we’ve come. We’ve delivered over 1,050 workshops, seen nearly 25,000 young people and now have 270 trained role models.

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Will Fletcher

Diversity Role Models today announces that the Board of Trustees has appointed Lucy Caldicott as Interim Chief Executive and invites applications for the position of Chair of Trustees.

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Suran Dickson

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Annual Report 2014

Friday June 5, 2015

As we look back on our third full year of operation, it’s inspiring to see how Diversity Role Models has grown.

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Will Fletcher

Leading anti-bullying charity Diversity Role Models has today delivered its 1000th workshop to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. Since the charity was founded in June 2011 it has reached 22,833 students with their message of acceptance and inclusivity. This includes an estimated 1,370 young LGBT people.

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Will Fletcher

Former England Rugby international Ben Cohen yesterday visited The Elmgreen School in Tulse Hill, south London, to support leading anti-bullying charity Diversity Role Models (“DRM”). Year 9 students at the school were participating in DRM’s ground-breaking workshops that tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

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Sophie Green

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Being visible

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Transgender Day of Visibility is held annually on March 31st and is an international event that celebrates the lives of transgender people. It’s intention is to applaud achievements of the trans community while also highlighting the many issues and prejudices we face.

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Phil Nicol

Diversity Role Models and Brook have formed a consortium to deliver training to staff in schools across England to combat homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, funded by a grant from the Government Equalities Office (“GEO”).

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Will Fletcher

After seeing the film I Am Michael, our Operations Manger Will shares his thoughts on this 'going in' story of a self-proclaimed former gay man and its message of empathy.

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