Our partners are individuals or companies who work closely with us on a regular basis. They are involved in the work, growth and development of Inclusive Minds.
Letterbox Library is committed to celebrating equality and diversity in the very best children's books. They believe that challenging stereotypes and discrimination should play a fundamental part in every child's education and that we all, as adults, share a collective responsibility for making each and every child feel valued, regardless of their background or abilities. Letterbox Library do what independent booksellers do best, they chose books carefully using a rigorous selection process (and an independent review team) so you can be sure that you are choosing from the best and most recent children's books available. Letterbox Library is a 30 year old, not-for-profit, social enterprise.
The Publishers Association
The Publishers Association is the leading trade organisation serving book, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK. Membership is comprised of 112 companies from across the trade, academic and education sectors. The UK publishing industry annually account for £4.7 billion of revenue – £3.4 billion from the sales of books and £1.3bn from academic journals.
The Independent Publishers Guild
The Independent Publishers Guild supports and represents about 560 publishing companies of all shapes and sizes and spanning all sectors of the industry. It offers a community in which independent publishers can share advice; runs events including a popular annual conference and awards; and provides members with valuable publishing information and benefits.
Equality in Publishing (EQUIP)
EQUIP is a membership organisation hosted and funded by The Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild. EQUIP’s mission statement is: To help promote equality across UK publishing, bookselling and agenting, by driving forward change and increasing access to opportunities within the industry.
In November 2012, EQUIP launched the Publishing Equalities Charter – an
initiative unique to the publishing industry. The Charter’s aim is to create a
network of businesses with a commitment to equality and diversity in
publishing. It is an opportunity to bring new ideas to the table and start
dialogues across the industry.
EQUIP works on two platforms: with Charter members, organisations that have signed up to this charter; and Network members, individuals who support, receive information or attend events, and who EQUIP support in return.
The Booksellers Association
The Booksellers Association is a membership organisation for all booksellers in the UK & Ireland, representing over 95% of bookshops. The Booksellers Association provides a full range of products and services, as well as supporting and advising members to create excellent products for booksellers.
Key services include National Book Tokens, the award-winning Batch payments and returns service and World Book Day, as well as a full range of other services you will find detailed on the website.
Mission Statement: Representing bookselling operations of all types and sizes within the sector, the Booksellers Association works for its members through the provision of goods and services, through representation, advocacy, networking and education, and through the promotion to consumers of bookshops and bookselling.