To continue in our work of striving to advance equality and promote tolerance Bradford College, in collaboration with The Sophie Lancaster Foundation is organising a national conference titled

‘A City United Against Hate’ during National Hate Crime Week

18th & 19th October 2017

Venue: The Advanced Technology Centre, Randall Well Street, Bradford, BD7 1AL

09.30 – 16.30

Through the use of speakers, discussions and workshops, the conference aims to raise awareness, promote debate and share good practice. The areas of focus will include:

Ø  LGBT+ issues

Ø  Race and Disability hate crimes

Ø  Islamophobia

Ø  Sexual Harassment and Violence against Women

Ø  Bullying and Cyber Bullying

Ø  Radicalisation

Ø  Behaviours and Use of Language

We are proud to announce that our keynote speakers will include:

Ø  Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

Ø  Naz Shah MP

Ø  Peter Tatchell

Ø  Jasvinder Sanghera CBE

Ø  Sylvia Lancaster OBE

The conference offers a wide range of breakout sessions demonstrating some of the best examples of policy developments, campaigns and sharing of good practice including:

Ø  Peter Tatchell: LGBT-Muslim solidarity campaign

Ø  Munir Zamir: Identity, Belonging and Extremism

Ø  Assia Hussain: Bradford College UNITED Values

Ø  Naz & Matt Foundation: Religious and Cultural Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Ø  Harstad University College, Norway: How Norway deals with ‘risk’ comparative approaches to the UK


For the full programme and/or to book, please see


If you have any enquiries about the Conference please contact:

Lenka Kaur

Inclusion & Diversity Coordinator