Events and Training

HEAR aims, through its funded projects, and in partnership with its members, to provide a wide range of workshops, peer learning and networking and other events of benefit to London voluntary and community organisations, and those with whom they work. HEAR training, workshops and events address many different topics related to equality, human rights, diversity and inclusion.

The Policy and Campaigns project, funded by Trust for London, organises networking events to support organisations with their policy and campaigns work. Our work funded by City Bridge Trust organises a variety of events  and activities to build and strengthen bridges  between different parts of London, across different equality groups and specialisms, and to promote voice and influence. In addition HEAR Works with its members and others to put on other events on specific equality or human rights themes.

Upcoming HEAR events


SAVE THE DATE – Friday 13th September – Intersectionality in Immigration


Why is immigration and the hostile environment more unlucky for some? Find out on Friday the 13th…….

How do we overcome structural barriers and unconscious bias to support intersectional migrants get access to rights and entitlements?

What’s new in guidance, policy and research that will benefit marginalised immigrants?

Why is Expert by Experience involvement so important and beneficial when designing services and policies and lobbying for change?

Speakers and workshops on/from LGBTQI refugees, Disabled asylum seekers, understanding intersectionality, domestic violence and women’s rights, ‘overseas’ students’ campaigns, Windrush and survivors of torture.

When: Friday 13th September, 10am-4pm

Where: The Lift, 45 White Lion Street, nr Angel, N1

For: VCS working with migrants in London, statutory policy makers and frontline public servants who want to know more about how to get marginalised migrants what they are entitled to!

To reserve a place for your organisation please email Christine on with any access and communication needs.

If you are unable to attend you will be expected to send someone else from your organisation or cancel in good time.


Event funded by City Bridge Trust and Trust for London


If you would like to discuss working with HEAR on a specific event or project then please contact:

for further information or call the Coordinator: 0207 832 5817/07466 119268


Previous partners include:
London Plus, Race on the Agenda, British Institute of Human Rights, Just Space,
Just Fair, Equally Ours, Inclusion London, Faiths Forum for London, Age UK London, REAP, Greater London Volunteering, Greenwich CVS, Haringey Association of Voluntary and Community Organisations, Lewisham Volunteer Centre, National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Newham Forum for Health and Wellbeing, Redbridge CVS, Richmond CVS, ASCENT Partnership, London Borough of Haringey, Barnet Healthwatch, Lewisham CVS, Waltham Forest Healthwatch, GLA

Some Recent and Past HEAR Events:

Every Quarter: Pan London Pan Equality Hate Crime Network Charities Challenging Hate Crime

Working Together for Equality in London: Collaboration, Partnership and Solidarity

Networks and Mapping for Campaigning and Solidarity

Working for Equality with the GLA and Statutory Sector Colleagues-London’s Living Room, City Hall

Deaf and Disabled Refugees, Strategic Expert Group
#OurWayAhead London Plan Consultation
Refugees: Home, Homelessness, Destitution and Survival
#OurWayAhead Better Health for All Londoners
Working Together for Health Equality in London Mayoral Strategy consultation event with the GLA
Haringey Adult Learning and Skills VCS Networking Meeting
Hate Crime Awareness Week Lunch and Learn
Working Together for an Inclusive London Mayoral Strategy Consultation event with the GLA
#OurWayAhead-Community Action Partnership event
No Missing Pieces-the Way Ahead for Everyone
Supporting the Supporters-support for organisations supporting refugees
Still Unheard Out There-LGBTQI Lives through the Prism of Diversity -Pride Fringe event
Rainbow London: Illuminating, Celebrating and Supporting Diverse LGBT Lives in London
Faith and Older Age-in partnership with Age UK London and Faiths Forum for London
Economic and Social Rights: A Human Rights Approach to Social Justice Training (in partnership with Just Fair)
Refugees: Home, Homelessness and Survival (in partnership with REAP)
Trans Awareness Training
Disabled and in Exile: Being Excluded Twice
The Gender Recognition Act
Supporting LGBT Refugees and Asylum Seekers
LGBT People of Faith
Disabled Refugees: Rights to Health, Mental Health and Social Care Support



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