EDI ACTION PLAN 2021-22 | Wycombe Wanderers
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EDI ACTION PLAN 2021-22

Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust (WWSET) is fully committed to creating a working culture that has equality, diversity and inclusion at its core. We celebrate and value people’s differences and will always strive to learn and develop when it comes to matters of ethnicity diversity and inclusion (EDI).

By doing this we hope to continually ignite understanding, opportunities, respect, empowerment and allyship within our workplace and within the wider community. WWSET’s Equaliteam was created in February 2020 and exists in order to further the above aims. One of the key areas of work that the EqualiTeam has been tasked with is the creation, implementation and monitoring of an EDI Action Plan for 2021-22.

The list below shows the main headlines and targets that the EqualiTeam has set for the year:

OUR PEOPLE

Increase the diversity of the WWSET Board of Trustees to ensure they are representative of our local community

Ensure all WWSET’s recruitment adverts specifically stipulate that WWSET welcome applications from candidates regardless of protected characteristics

Ensure all WWSET’s job adverts are promoted where they will be easily seen by those from minority groups

Increase WWSET’s EDI related training offering to the staff at all levels (including Trustees)

Ensure the long term sustainable existence of the WWSET EqualiTeam

Ensure all legally required EDI related policies and/or procedures are in place

Ensure EFL EDI Forum participation

Become a Disability Confident employer

OUR COMMUNICATION

Ensure advertising photographs used by WWSET are representative of our local community

Add an EDI page on the WWSET website which includes access to this EDI Action Plan

Alter WWSET email signatures to include pronouns

Include EDI objectives in future WWSET strategies

Include EDI achievements in future WWSET Annual Reports

Advertise projects in languages other than English when required in order to maximise engagement/participation

OUR PROGRAMMES

Support national initiatives related to EDI (Rainbow Laces, Black History Month, SRtRC, International Women’s Day, Disability Awareness Week, Trans Visibility Day, Football V Homophobia Month, Ramadan Awareness)

Increase the number of activities being delivered that specifically seek to engage those who are traditionally under-represented

DATA, MONITORING & EVALUATION

Research and establish local statistics related to EDI demographics

Capture EDI related participant data in order to demonstrate levels of engagement across activities

Produce an Annual Engagement Report for publication