LREC has a strategic role to work with and unify other organisations, groups and communities who share our aims. Together we seek to identify, challenge and re-address all forms of prejudice and discrimination. Some of the partnerships ELREC is currently involved with are as follows:

  • Edinburgh’s Hate Crime Strategic Development Group (HCSDG)
  • Children & Families Services Equality Monitoring and Implementation Group
  • East & Midlothian Community Planning Equality Forum
  • SESTran Equalities Forum
  • Scottish Enterprise Equal Opportunities External Advisory Group
  • West Lothian Public Partnership Forum for Health and Care Services

ELREC can assist individuals/organisations for the following:

  • Develop a Equality Scheme or Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Deliver Equality and Diversity Training
  • Assist with impact assessment
  • Conduct consultations or Focus Groups with communities and Protected Characteristics* groups.
  • * The nine Protected Characteristics in the Equality Act of 2010 are age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.