GLA WIN Design Labs Recruitment Drive
Thank you to everyone who attended the GLA WIN Design Labs Recruitment Drive this week. It was a resounding success with nearly 1000 sign ups and 100 participants in each session (we had 5 sessions a day!) We want to say a big thank you for your interest and for spreading the word about this amazing opportunity for young Black men! We hope we have inspired you through this event. 
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With only three players without a parent or grandparent born overseas, the national team is held up as a microcosm of a diverse, multicultural population (although the absence of England’s significant Asian communities is glaring). While many fans embrace the diversity of the team, the booing of their own players taking the knee against racism – a gesture that originated in the US – shows that identity politics can still divide, on and off the pitch. Continue reading... 
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New Programme launches to Tackle The Underemployment of Young Black Men in London

The Equal Group and City Hall extend the Greater London Authority (GLA) Workforce Integration Network (WIN) Design Labs aimed at tackling the underemployment of young Black men in London. Continue reading...
July 19 Will Not Be 'Freedom Day' For People With Disabilities

“What freedom is there for people like me? If cases continue to rise I will have go back into shielding, so if anything I am loosing freedom, not gaining it.” Says Natasha Coates who has autism and MCAS. Continue reading... 
Soul Cap: Afro swimming cap Olympic rejection could be reconsidered after backlash

A decision not to allow swimming caps designed for afro hair at international competitions - such as Tokyo 2020 - could be reconsidered, after backlash. Continue reading...
UK employers struggle with worst labour shortage since 1997

Rush to reopen and departure of overseas workers have caused problems in areas including transport, hospitality and construction. Continue reading...
Japan Failed to Improve LGBTQ Rights Ahead of the Olympics. Japanese Athletes Are Coming Out Anyway

Japan lags far behind its rich-world peers in LGBTQ rights. Many LGBTQ people in Japan hoped that the 2020 Olympics would force changes that would allow them to have a better future. Continue reading.. 
Ethnic minority workers three times more likely to have hours cut during Covid, poll finds

Ethnic minority workers have been three times more likely than their white counterparts to have their hours reduced since the start of the pandemic, a survey has found. Continue reading... 
New Team Member!
Please join us in welcoming our new Business Development Manager, Pamela Pinski to the team! 🎉 We are more than confident that Pamela will be a great asset to us here at The Equal Group. 
New Website is LIVE! 
We have just launched our brand new website! Why not check out our refreshed look and improved layout, along with tons more information on our services!

You can now read through client testimonials, download useful free resources and get to know our rapidly growing team in our brand new team member section! Click here to check it out
Culture Pioneer Awards 2021
Our CEO - Mac Alonge, is proud to be a judge for the Inclusion category of this year’s Culture Pioneers Awards, which is now open for entries! They are looking for people leaders/teams who are nurturing meaningful, sustainable inclusion and belonging. Does this sound like you or someone you know? Click here to enter

Award entries close on 23rd July!
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