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


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


The Equality and Rights Network is delighted to announce a series of drop-in events that will create a space to think and talk about what equality means to you and your community. Our EqualiTea and Cake events will take place around the city and will be open to anyone who’d like to drop in for… Read More


We are pleased to launch a new project by our Equalities Ambassador Esther on the effects of loneliness. Called “I’m Still Here” we would love to hear as many different experiences as possible, please get in contact if you are interested in taking part.  Hello, my name is Esther and I am a volunteer Equalities Ambassador… Read More