As we come to the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, Jake Furby our Communications Manager reflects on being a mixed-race person working in the charity sector.
As friends, grant-holders and wider stakeholders know, Friends Provident Foundation is committed to the principles of good governance, racial and gender equity, fairness and transparency in how we work and being accountable to the beneficiaries of our grants.
Hi there, my name is Jake and I am the Communication Manager for Friends Provident Foundation. I am an LGBTQ+ Person of Colour and I am very passionate about Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. I used to manage an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion business and I am currently reading a Masters in Equity and Diversity in Society.
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