Interested in a Workshop or Talk within your organisation? We offer facilitated discussions, workshops and talks on a range of equality, diversity and human rights issues. There is no cost for these and they can be tailored to an organisation’s specific interests or to meet the needs of your staff, volunteers or service users. If… Read More


Do you know your LOIP from your LIP, your Local Community Planning Partnership from your Neighbourhood Network? The world of Community Planning can seem confusing and inaccessible, however help is at hand! The Equality and Rights Network (EaRN) are pleased to be hosting a workshop on the new Community Planning structure in Edinburgh. Come along… Read More


In this blog Equalities Ambassador Johanna-Alice Cooke discusses her personal journey and the system of rehabilitation in Scotland.   I’m Johanna and I’m a volunteer Equality Ambassador with EaRN. Not long ago I was something different… This blog is about recovery, offending and why how we treat those moving away from offending behaviour is an… Read More


Here at EaRN we are excited to announce we are hosting a free networking event on February 21st at the Norton Park Conference Centre.  The concept of ‘networking’ can seem a bit mysterious and confusing. Basically, we are hosting an event where individuals, groups and organisations involved or interested in Equalities and Rights issues get… Read More


In this blog Equalities Ambassador Luke Padfield, shares his experiences of attending the Human Rights Day celebrations at the Scottish Parliament on 10 December  On the 70th anniversary of the universal declaration of Human rights, delegates assembled at the Scottish Parliament for what was to be a memorable occasion. The First Minister formally endorsed the… Read More