Who we are

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London Voluntary Service Council is the collaborative leader of London's VCS. We support London's voluntary and community organisations to improve the lives of Londoners.LVSC’s vision is of a vibrant and sustainable city where the lives of Londoners are enhanced through voluntary and community action. On behalf of the London VCS we have three main aims:
  • Be a central resource for knowledge and policy
  • Act as a collaborative leader
  • Enable the VCS to best deliver for Londoners
Through a variety of forums LVSC can offer your organisations networking opportunities. One example is London’s Voluntary Sector Forum which strengthens relationships in the sector and provides a clear strategic overview of different local challenges and issues at the London level.
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HEAR is London’s network of human rights and equality organisations and acts as a strong pan-equalities voice and source of knowledge and expertise on issues impacting on London's voluntary and community sector.HEAR provides training to make your organisation accessible to everyone and gives you a clearer picture of how to use human rights approaches ion your work. HEAR also provides support in responding to consultations and signposts to other specialist organisations.
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Lasa is a social welfare law and tech charity dedicated to supporting organisations in their use of tech and the delivery of social welfare law advice to the disadvantaged communities they serve.Lasa can help your organisation make the best use of technology in delivering services.So whether you need help replacing your old database or want to find out more about how new technologies like cloud-based services and social media can help your organisation, Lasa will provide you with independent, impartial and free advice you can trust.
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ROTA (Race on the Agenda) is a social policy research organisation that focuses on issues impacting on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.ROTA cab provide your organisation with informative and participative training on the Equality Act 2010, along with support in holding public authorities to account, signposting and train-the-trainer sessions.
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WRC is the leading national umbrella organisation for the women’s sector, working towards linking all aspects of the women’s movement. We support our members to be more effective and sustainable through training, and we lobby the government on their behalf on a range of women’s issues.We hope to act as a role model within the women’s sector, as an organisation run on feminist principles and supporting other women’s organisations to live feminist values.Overall, we are working towards transformational and substantive equality for women. We achieve this through being a thought leader in the women’s sector, joining-up-the-dots of women’s inequality to push for empowerment its true sense: supporting women and women’s organisations to achieve their full potential.