Ishara is funded by the Scottish Government Equality Unit from April 2012 to March 2015. The project supports Deaf Minority Ethnic (ME) people across Scotland. We do this by:
Helping Deaf ME people report Hate Crime:
- Working in partnership to host police surgeries
- Developing accessible information about Hate Crime
- Organise events for local communities about Hate Crime
Help Deaf ME people tell agencies about problems with accessing help or services:
- Consult with agencies and communities about needs of Deaf ME people
- Ask agencies and communities what the barriers are for
- supporting Deaf ME people.
- Deaf ME people will inform policy and decision makers about Equalities at highest levels.
Help agencies and communities to support needs of Deaf ME people.
- Deliver online training and information sessions for agencies and communities.
- Help agencies and communities action plan to deliver change.
- Develop accessible information about key issues for Deaf ME people.
- Raise awareness at highest levels about good practise with equalities.
Help Deaf ME people to engage with ME communities and
promote deaf awareness:
- Engage with ME communities in Scotland.
- Promote deaf awareness and needs of Deaf ME people.
- Encourage more people from ME communities to learn British Sign Language (BSL) and support individuals to become BSL interpreters.
- Organise engagement events for Deaf ME people and ME communities in Scotland.
For more information, please contact:
|Tasnim Sharif - Ishara Project Officer
Text phone: 0141 4202171
Tel: 18002 0141 4202171
SMS: 07749311524 (text message only)
|Maryam Imran - Ishara Project Officer|
Tel: 0141 4202819