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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

This statement specifically relates to the Friends of Fort Victoria volunteer organisation, for the Equality Statement regarding staff directly employed by the Isle of Wight council, and how the Isle of Wight Council approaches D, E & I in relation to their management of the site (specifically hiring contractors) please see the Council website here - https://www.iow.gov.uk/council-and-councillors/transparency-our-data/equality-and-diversity/equality-and-diversity-at-the-council/   

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy

The Friends of Fort Victoria wholeheartedly embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in all facets of our work. We believe that every individual, regardless of background, brings unique strengths to our collective mission.

Our Pledge:

  • Respect for All: We promise to treat every person with respect and fairness.

  • Celebrating Differences: We value and learn from the distinctive experiences and perspectives each individual brings, as it enriches our organisation.

  • Welcoming Everyone: Our goal is to ensure that everyone feels they belong with us, regardless of who they are.

  • Breaking Down Barriers: Recognising historical barriers, we're committed to making our organisation more accessible and inclusive for all.

  • Understanding and Empathy: We're dedicated to listening and learning, seeking to understand each other's unique journeys and perspectives.

  • Growing Together: We acknowledge that progress may be challenging, but we're committed to learning, growing, and evolving together.

 

We invite our entire community to join us on this journey. Together, we can foster an environment of mutual respect, understanding, and collective growth.

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