Our members

This page will tell you more about PFD’s members and how you can help us achieve our aims.

Our action plan

Find out more about our current priorities for 2020/21, and the work of our six sub-groups.

Become a member!

PFD has a number of great partner organisations. If you can help with our plans and priorities or would like to support us, you can become a member organisation.

By becoming a member, you are committing to help us achieve the below aims and objectives as well as:

  • attending quarterly meetings
  • completing and reporting on actions from previous meetings
  • identifying and promoting good practice
  • seeking opportunities for press/social media initiatives as well as forthcoming events.
Martin Broad, Vice-Chair of PFD member Community Action Network (CAN) explains why the charity is committed to building prejudice-free communities in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Our aims and objectives
  1. To raise awareness of and better understand the nature of prejudice incidents and hate crimes in Dorset.
  2. To challenge any discriminatory practice including deterring future offensive behaviour and hostility.
  3. To build confidence of those affected to report incidents and hate crimes.
  4. To undertake public reassurance to ensure that those experiencing prejudice receive appropriate responses and services.
  5. To ensure that the process of reporting such incidents/crimes is known and understood and the process is the best that it can possibly be.
  6. To encourage and engage all relevant agencies in reporting and effectively responding to prejudice incidents and hate crimes and to increase the number of reporting centres throughout Dorset.
  1. To develop and implement partnership initiatives which prevent and reduce prejudice incidents and hate crimes and promote community cohesion.
  2. To ensure that the work of relevant agencies and bodies dealing with hate incidents and crimes in Dorset is appropriately coordinated involving all anti-bullying leads and offering the appropriate support.
  3. To promulgate ‘best-practice’ concerning hate incidents/crimes across Dorset either from local, regional or national initiatives.
  4. To assess both hate incident/crime and performance management data to ensure that the correct action is being taken or required to be taken.
  5. To mandate and quality assure the relevant but necessary hate incident/crime training that is delivered throughout the county.

Membership application form

To contact us about becoming a member organisation, please fill in the form below.

About PFD

Prejudice Free Dorset (PFD) is a partnership group made up of local agencies that seeks to promote inclusive communities across Dorset.

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