Groundswell Arts is committed to promoting equality, diversity and an inclusive environment for all children we work with. The aim of our safeguarding policy is to promote best practice, so that all Groundswell Arts staff can provide children with appropriate safety and protection. In order to achieve this we ensure our staff and volunteers are carefully selected, screened, trained and supervised.
Groundswell Arts is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we strictly adhere to the provisions of all relevant Data Protection Legislation, including GDPR, ensuring all personal data is handled in line with the principles outlined in the regulation. We have a duty of care to implement effective policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
We acknowledge our environmental responsibility and commit to building upon existing practices and developing further solutions to ensure we are doing all that we can to sustain and protect our environment.
Anti Racism Statement
Groundswell Arts is committed to being an anti-racist organisation. We believe this means not merely refraining from acting in a racially discriminatory way, but taking proactive steps to confront and remedy the effects of existing and systemic racism in all its forms within our organisation and in our work
Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Access Policy
We are dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture and to ensure that all participants, employees, and job applicants are given equal opportunity and that our organisation is representative of all sections of society. We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination and recognise that all individuals are different and should be treated fairly and equally in accordance with their needs.