Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion Community of Practice

To promote equality and diversity in the youth work sector by informing policy and practice and supporting the implementation of inclusive youth work to encourage an inclusive and representative sector that is accessible to all young people.

Meetings are themed and include inputs from professionals in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion relating to youth work.


  1. Explore and share current best practice in Equality and Diversity.
  2. Identify and provide support and guidance for accessibility and empowerment throughout the sector.
  3. Recognise and promote the importance of Intersectional working and understanding, taking the fact that the experience of individuals can be based on more than one protected characteristic.
  4. Influence policy from an Equality and Diversity perspective.

Membership of the group is open to youth work managers, youth work practitioners, volunteers and specialist equalities organisations.

2024 Meeting Dates

Previous meetings

Related documents

Download some key resources from our recent community of practice meetings.

Terms of Reference
(DOCX, 14 KB)
Becoming a Community of Practice presentation
(PPTX, 252 KB)
October 2022 programme - Hate Crime Week of Action
(DOCX, 26 KB)

Contact your network manager

If you have any questions about the Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion Community of Practice, or wish to become a member, please contact Sarah Robinson Galloway.