Anti-racism: where we’ve got to.

Reehana Joiya

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead

I am working to create change at Platfform, to ensure that there is an equal playing field for all, and to help make us an organisation that reflects a wider range of backgrounds and experiences.

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  1. Financing the plan to end homelessness

    James Radcliffe

    Head of Public Affairs and Influence

    Platfform is supporting Cymorth Cymru and Community Housing Cymru’s call for the Welsh Government to ensure their forthcoming budget truly helps to end homelessness in Wales.

    08 December 2021
  2. Trans Awareness Week: the challenges and joys of realising and understanding who you are

    Oliver Townsend

    Head of Partnerships and Practice

    In a society that spends so much time defining people by whether they have a male or female body, realising that yours doesn’t match up with your identity can be a profoundly difficult situation to navigate. Adding to that, the intense media speculation and frequently heated debate on the matter can have a significant effect on your mental health.

    12 November 2021
  3. The Wales Basic Income Pilot: valuing people over paperwork

    James Radcliffe

    Head of Public Affairs and Influence

    We want to see a world where people who may have received a mental health diagnosis no longer have to attend impersonal, system-led assessments in order to be able to eat.

    10 September 2021
  4. Dipping toes in trauma informed ways of being

    Guest Contributor

    We’ve all been in the same storm but on different boats. We've shared a collective trauma but we have experienced it individually. So, no surprise then that there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for how to support each other in this almost post, but still lingering pandemic.

    13 July 2021
  5. Why it’s so important for 16 and 17-year-olds to vote

    James Radcliffe

    Head of Public Affairs and Influence

    There are now less than five weeks to go until the Welsh Elections. They will be the first elections in Wales in which 16 and 17-year-olds will have the right to vote, and we will be encouraging everyone to vote.

    01 April 2021
  6. Lockdown: conversations for change

    Guest Contributor

    This report brings together what was learned during lockdown, what it means for the health of our current system, and how these experiences may fuel future change.

    28 January 2021
  7. Kindness in Public Services

    Guest Contributor

    It’s obvious that well supported people, where barriers to opportunity are removed, will go on to live more fulfilling and productive lives.  Kindness is about removing those barriers.

    12 November 2020