Become a Member


Why become a Member of EaRN?

As a member-led network, EaRN’s activities and focus are defined and driven by its membership base. This means that the best way to ensure equalities issues that matter to you are represented is by joining us and having your say!

Who can join?

Membership of EaRN is open to individuals, groups, organisations and communities of interest who:

  • work to tackle inequalities and poverty;
  • champion human rights and equality for all;
  • believe in providing opportunities for those affected by inequality and discrimination to have their voices heard.

What does membership of EaRN involve?

Members of EaRN will:

  • have the opportunity to attend regular meetings and events;
  • be consulted on developments and reviews in services and policies surrounding poverty, equalities and rights;
  • have opportunities to share the views and needs of the protected group(s)* served by their group or organisation;
  • identify areas of overlap between the work of EaRN Members;
  • work to actively identify areas of inequality and discrimination;
  • receive regular updates on equalities and rights issues in Scotland;
  • have access to a private Members Space containing resources including a member badge to promote the network.

*as defined in the Equality Act 2010

How to apply

Joining EaRN is easy! Just take a few minutes to fill in our online registration by clicking on one of the buttons below.

If you would prefer a hard copy of the registration form please call 0131 225 0630, write to us at Equality and Rights Network, 222 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EQ, or email us at