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BBC video resources….. Things not to say to

People with facial disfigurements  A trans person A blind person Bisexual people Someone of mixed race An old person Someone who stammers  More in this series here These are not new videos but they might be a fun and engaging resource for diversity training or just sharing.. Send us your personal thoughts about content in […]

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DCMS findings: local people distributing grants a successful model

‘Community First Grants Database Description Background The Community First Neighbourhood Match Fund was an innovative small grants programme targeting deprived wards and getting local people involved in funding decisions and delivering projects. The £30m programme was managed by the Community Development Foundation (CDF) for Cabinet Office between April 2011 and March 2015. The programme was […]

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Autism access case studies

Delighted to see Museum Practice featuring some case studies on how museums are creating better access for autistic visitors. Check out the article with case studies. Note: You need to log in to the Museums Association website to read these articles but that often just means registering with the website not becoming a member so […]

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Report sparks ‘pro-rich museums’ debate

Museum bodies have expressed concern over a report on the social impact of the 2016-17 local government budget that describes museums as a “pro-rich” service, warning the classification is reductive and could lead to the sector being targeted for disproportionate cuts…. Read the rest of the article from Museum’s journal here. Find the report here

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