* from the Toolkit in Lynam, S. ‘A Strategy Guide, Supporting the Implementation of the National Action Plan against Racism and Towards EU Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008.’ Pobal/NCCRI 2007
(Name of organisation) recognises that racism is an issue at all levels of Irish society. Our commitment to anti-racism is part of our wider commitment to equality and social inclusion.
(Name of organisation) understands racism is a particular form of exclusion faced by minority ethnic groups. It is based on the false belief that some “races” are inherently superior to others because of skin colour, nationality, ethnic or cultural background. Racism denies people their basic human rights, dignity and respect.
(Name of organisation) is committed to this code of practice because:
(Name of organisation) commits itself:
To make racism a visible issue through:
To ensure our decision-making procedures are anti-racist through:
To pursue our role as employer in an anti-racist manner through:
To promote anti-racism and interculturalism in the materials we produce through:
To develop intercultural approaches to our actions and service provision through:
To develop relationships with minority ethnic communities, including Travellers and their organisations through:
To take action in solidarity with minority ethnic communities, including Travellers through:
A post will be allocated within the staff with responsibility for monitoring the implementation of this code and for ensuring it is brought to the attention of staff and the management committee when appropriate.
Staff and management will take responsibility for ensuring information flows to maintain our capacity to implement this code and will take part in anti-racist training when necessary.