Active Cumbria is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity and inclusion within our workforce, in the partnerships we support and in the services we deliver. We oppose all forms or unlawful and unfair discrimination including direct and indirect discrimination, harrassment, bullying and victimisation.
The Partnership aims to break down the barriers to make sport accessible to all ensuring that everyone in Cumbria has more opportunites to participate in sport and enjoy physical activity as an integral part of everyday life, irresepective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marrige and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belif, sex and sexual orientation.
Active Cumbria have adopted an Equality and Diversity Policy 2013 - 2016 which demonstrates the partnerships committment to the principles and practices of equality. the policy is intended to ensure that the partnership is complaint with the the general Equality Duty, resulting in better informed decision making and policy development, and better policy outcomes, essentially leading to services that are more appropriate to our users, and services that are more effective and cost effective.
Active Cumbria have carried out an Annual Equality and Diversity Review for 2012 - 2013, an exercise which enables the partnership to monitor it's progress in relation to equality and diversity, ensuring we meet the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and supports us identifying future equality obejectives to ensure we continue to improve our services.
Active Cumbria has achieved and is committed to maintaining the Foundation Level The Equality Standard which is a framework and vehicle for widening access and increasing the participation and involvement in sport and physical activity from under represented individuals, groups and communities.
Active Cumbria is committed to promoting good equitable practice within our own organisation and to our stakeholders and partners within the sport and physical activity sector in Cumbria.
We regularly update this list of frequently asked questions in response to your questions about Sport Equity related Developments in Cumbria. It will save you time if you check to see if your query is answered before contacting us.