• Skill Givers Webinar: How groups can make the most of employer supported volunteering
    by michelle.foster on October 23, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    5 November, 2020 – 14:00 to 15:30Are you a group who wants to find out more about how employer supported volunteering could help you? Maybe you’ve had to change how you deliver your services in light of Covid-19 and have lots of ‘need to do’ tasks that you haven’t had the capacity to complete. If so, then this is the right webinar for you.Shared Topic Areas: Capacity BuildingHealth and WellbeingVolunteering

  • Covid-19 Recovery: The Infrastructure Perspective
    by michelle.foster on October 22, 2020 at 10:59 am

    28 October, 2020 – 14:00VSNW are pleased to announce that this event will now include a second panel of Voluntary Sector leaders to provide a national perspective to the current crisis and respond to the issues and challenges highlighted by regional infrastructure colleagues. VSNW are delighted to be joined by three influential leaders from the VCSE Sector who will take part in a panel discussion and take questions:Shared Topic Areas: Health and WellbeingPolicy and Influence

  • Racial Disparities in Health – Breaking the Cycle
    by michelle.foster on October 22, 2020 at 10:57 am

    28 October, 2020 – 18:00 to 19:00BHA for Equality invites you to be involved in a discussion to raise your concerns and possible solutions to racial disparities in health. Addressing health inequalities need a concerted effort from all of us to improve the way in which services are delivered to Black, Asian and other Minority groups. Therefore, BHA for Equality invites you to be involved in a discussion to raise your concerns and possible solutions to the issues within the health sector. ProgramShared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and EthnicEqualitiesHealth and Wellbeing

  • Ubele fundraising support webinar for BAME community groups
    by michelle.foster on October 22, 2020 at 10:55 am

    29 October, 2020 – 16:00 to 17:00The Ubele Initiative is hosting this Fundraising Support Webinar for BAME community groups to learn more about the Smallwood Trust and how to apply for support. Agenda Introduction to the Smallwood Trust and mission Introduction to the Women’s Sector Resilience Fund and its aims Questions/discussion with attendees For more information and to register click here Shared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and EthnicCapacity BuildingFunding

  • Ubele Initiative webinar: What radicalised you?
    by michelle.foster on October 19, 2020 at 10:47 am

    28 October, 2020 – 18:00 to 19:30The Ubele Young Emerging Leaders Collective Presents the ‘What radicalised you?’ Workshop. As part of Black History Month this 90-minute workshop aims to explore historical anti-racism work alongside personal experiences that influenced your current outlook. This workshop is for people who want to make a change in their community, their society or the world. The session will consist of an introduction by the speaker and then go on to explore the historical events of anti-racism work within black British history as well as looking at 3 prominent activists.Shared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and EthnicEqualitiesPolicy and Influence

  • Clinks webinar: Health and justice network meeting
    by michelle.foster on October 19, 2020 at 10:45 am

    3 November, 2020 – 10:00 to 11:30This virtual network meeting is for voluntary sector organisations working in the criminal justice system that deliver health-based services. Given the second wave of Covid-19 and the number of local lockdowns taking place across England and Wales, Clinks want to continue having conversations about the impact of Covid-19 on your organisation and the people you work with.Shared Topic Areas: Crime and DisorderHealth and Wellbeing

  • Old Frame New Picture: how older people are represented in the media and what we can do about it
    by michelle.foster on October 16, 2020 at 7:49 am

    28 October, 2020 – 10:00 to 12:00Have you seen one too many photos of wrinkly hands or other dehumanising pictures of people over 50 in adverts and news articles? Are you a journalist, academic or activist? Do you work with older people or try to reach them with advertising? Perhaps you are an older person yourself? Then this is for you.Shared Topic Areas: EqualitiesOlder People

  • How would you remodel your city?
    by michelle.foster on October 15, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    29 October, 2020 – 16:30 to 18:30Bring your creativity, passion and power to the table in a discussion about how we support the arts and creatives to remodel Manchester. 2020 was supposed to be a big year for Manchester but instead we find ourselves in a world where so much has changed. The government have recently branded creatives as “unskilled” workers. Are you an “unskilled” worker too? Bring your creative skills, passion and power to the table and support creatives in a time where the arts are most needed to lead the way to positive solutions in uncertain times.Shared Topic Areas: Policy and Influence

  • Virtual Meet the Funder event: Groundwork – Comic Relief
    by michelle.foster on October 8, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    3 November, 2020 – 13:30Get Grants will be joined by Groundwork to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants. There has never been a greater need for fundraisers to get-together and share knowledge and experience. This free meet the funder event is with Michelle Brodie from Groundwork West Midlands to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants.Shared Topic Areas: Capacity BuildingFunding

  • Co-ops and the Movements for Racial Justice
    by michelle.foster on October 8, 2020 at 8:14 am

    28 October, 2020 – 19:30 to 21:00The rise of anti-racist and Black Lives Matter movements, particularly in 2020, is necessarily demanding all of us to review racial and economic inequality in the UK. While estimates suggest that BAME co-ops only constitute 1-2% of the UK’s co-operative movement, there’s a responsibility to remake the connection between co-operatives and economic justice in marginalised communities. Looking to understand why and how co-ops can be part of the response to racial injustice? Are you interested in co-ops but not sure where to start?Shared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and EthnicPolicy and Influence