Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC)

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CONTACT DETAILS

14 Forth Street, Broughton, EDINBURGH, EH1 3LH
0131 556 0441
admin@elrec.org.uk
LOCALITY
South East

information DESCRIPTION

Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) promotes equality of opportunity for all, fights discrimination, promotes a culture of human rights, fosters good relations in our communities and promotes cooperation and partnership to meets its aims.

Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), founded in 1971, is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity made up of individual members and representatives from a wide range of organisations. ELREC is a member of the Scottish Alliance of Regional Equality Councils and has a remit to work across the areas of City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian Councils.

The main objectives of ELREC are:

- To work towards the elimination of discrimination in all its forms
- To reduce inequality and promote a culture of human rights
- To promote good relations between persons of protected characteristics without distinction on grounds of race, gender, gender identity, marital status/civil partnerships, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion and pregnancy and maternity.
- To promote and organise cooperation in the achievement of the aforesaid purposes and to that end to bring together in ELREC, representatives of the statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in the furtherance of the aforesaid purposes within the Local Authority Council areas of the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian

ORGANISATION ACTIVITIES

Advice/Information Black/Minority/Ethnic Community Facilities Education/Learning/Training Equality Faith/Religion/Belief Self Help/Support Young People

Other Services Run By

Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC)

Copyright © 2021 EVOC is a company limited by guarantee No. SC173582 and is registered Scottish charity No. SC009944.
Registered Office: 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH5 2FF