Prince’s Trust NI awarded Diversity & Inclusion Charter Mark
Prince’s Trust NI work with thousands of young people aged 11 to 30 across Northern Ireland each year, providing them with the confidence and skills they need to get into training, education, or work.
With the support of individuals and organisations from both the public and private sectors locally, this plays a crucial role in helping young people in Northern Ireland transform their lives.
Barry Phillips BEM, Chairman of Legal Island said,
"The Prince’s Trust NI worked hard to achieve the Diversity and Inclusion Chartermark and we are delighted to see that they have exciting plans for more D&I activity in the future."
Prince’s Trust NI Director Mark Dougan said,
“At The Prince’s Trust we are committed to building and sustaining a community which values and respects people’s different backgrounds, characteristics, ideas, and beliefs. That is why we are proud to achieve the Northern Ireland Diversity and Inclusion Charter Mark.”
“We work with young people to help them transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills to live, learn and earn. We believe that by having a diverse and happy workforce our team will be empowered to do the best work of their lives and continue to have a positive impact on the lives of young people across Northern Ireland.”
The Diversity and Inclusion Charter Mark is Northern Ireland's first Diversity and Inclusion Charter Mark covering all nine of the protected characteristics in equality legislation – Sex; Pregnancy or Maternity; Gender Reassignment; Married or Civil Partnership; Religious (or similar Philosophical) Belief or Political Opinion; Race; Sexual Orientation; Disability; and Age.