Levenshulme Old Library Charitable Incorporated Organisation Equal Opportunities Statement
Embracing diversity of and in our community is an essential part of the work of LOLCIO. We have a positive commitment to treating everyone fairly and with respect as a unique individual irrespective of race, disability, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and religion. LOLCIO’s governing document encapsulates our values in relation to promoting equal opportunities.
“The objects of the CIO are
To benefit and further the residents of Levenshulme and the neighbourhood,
without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race or of political, religious or other opinions by associating together the said residents and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the residents.
In furtherance of these objects but not otherwise, the trustees shall have power: To establish or secure the establishment of a community centre and to maintain or manage or co-operate with any statutory authority in the maintenance and management of such a centre for activities promoted by the charity in furtherance of the above objects.”
Our policy operates in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and related legislation. Its effectiveness is reviewed regularly and at least annually, and any action taken as necessary.