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To continue Bradford College's work in advancing equality and promoting tolerance, we are organising a national conference - A City United Against Hate.

See the full Conference programme.

The event will be held at Bradford College, 25-26 April 2018. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness, promote debate and share good practice. 

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Speakers

Speakers include:

  • Lord Patel OBE
  • Naz Shah, MP
  • Jasvinder Sanghera CBE on Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse
  • Peter Tatchell on Hate Crimes and Human Rights
  • Jed Din on the Bradford District Hate Crime Strategy
  • Sylvia Lancaster from the Sophie Lancaster Foundation on Challenging prejudice and intolerance towards people from alternative subcultures
  • James Griffiths from the National Holocaust Centre on The role of the media and the language they use to create an 'us and them' within communities

The smaller breakout workshops will focus on policy development, campaigns and sharing good practice.

Areas of focus

These will include:

• LGBT, race and disability hate crimes
• Islamophobia
• Sexual harassment and violence against women
• Bullying and cyber bullying
• Radicalisation
• Behaviour and use of language

About Bradford College

Bradford College has 3,000 Higher Education students and around 18,000 Further Education students. Situated in West Yorkshire, we are in one of the most amazingly diverse populations, with over 100 different nationalities attending the college, including asylum seekers and refugees from modern conflict. This diversity is both incredible, creative and empowering, and also challenging given our current national context. 

We are fully committed to tackling inequality and discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and promoting good relations for all. We offer a Diversity Plus programme that promotes equality and diversity within the college by organising various activities for students.