• Social Audit Network Virtual Gathering
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    14 October, 2020 – 11:00 to 12:30This event is part of a series of Virtual Gatherings throughout the year, which will allow Social Audit Network members and those interested in social accounting and audit from across the world to join together. The gathering will hear case studies, stories of how organisations are managing their social impact in these challenging times, and from expert social accountants and auditors. For more information and to register click here Shared Topic Areas: Policy and Influence

  • VCSE organisations – Alternative venue discussion – second event
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    21 October, 2020 – 13:30 to 14:30We are hosting a second discussion space for VCSE organisations to meet and discuss what organisations currently need from a venue as this may have changed due to the impact of Covid 19. We hosted a session in September, and we will be running a similar session in late October which will be a space for VCSE organisations to discuss their current venue needs, what challenges there may be and what offers from other organisations are available. This event will include the following discussion points:Shared Topic Areas: Capacity BuildingHealth and Wellbeing

  • Windrush Generations Manchester Voices Exhibition
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 11:11 am

    5 October, 2020 (All day) to 31 October, 2020 (All day)Windrush Generations Manchester Voices is an exhibition that focuses on the personal histories and stories of 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation African Caribbean’s in Manchester. Discover personal perspectives on: struggles and achievements art and activism the history and legacy of immigration For more information click here Shared Topic Areas: Arts & cultureBlack, Minority and Ethnic

  • What Values Create Resilience in the New World of Work?
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 11:09 am

    15 October, 2020 – 16:00 to 17:00As part of World Values day, join WWR consortium in exploring the values that enhance resilience – for ourselves, our teams, leaders and organisations. As specialists in workplace resilience, WWR consortium know that values impact on our capacity to sustain our health and performance over time. A misalignment between our values and those experienced in our job can result in us leaving the role, or if that is not possible, losing our soul.Shared Topic Areas: Health and Wellbeing

  • Tracing African Caribbean Ancestry – Who do you think you are?
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 10:07 am

    19 October, 2020 – 17:30 to 18:30Join Ancestry Talks’ Paul Crooks for this captivating account of how he traced his Black Caribbean ancestors enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. In this masterclass, Paul captivates audiences with his unique account of how he traced his roots and his family’s migration down through the generations to Windrush. For more information and to register click here Shared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and Ethnic

  • Covid-19 and the Future of Residential Care
    by michelle.foster on October 1, 2020 at 10:05 am

    27 October, 2020 – 14:00Care homes are one of the sectors that have been worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. In this seminar, this webinar will discuss the impact of Covid-19 in residential care settings, and consider what this means for future policy, regulation, and research within the sector.Shared Topic Areas: Health and Wellbeing

  • The Windrush Caribbean Film Festival
    by michelle.foster on September 18, 2020 at 1:43 pm

    17 October, 2020 (All day) to 8 November, 2020 (All day)The Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF) aims to engage and educate audiences in cinemas and art venues across the UK about the contributions of the Windrush generation and its impact on the country through screenings, talkbacks and micro-cinema challenge that will take place in cinemas, schools and community centres across the country. WCFF will include films whose themes are centred around racism, colonialism, immigration, and cultural contributions, with the goal of airing, discussing and celebrating this iconic generation.Shared Topic Areas: Arts & culture

  • Community Matters – Online information and networking meeting
    by michelle.foster on September 18, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    15 October, 2020 – 10:00 to 12:00In these difficult times Community Matters are eager to make sure that small charities can survive both now and into the future. To aid this effort and also to provide some sort of opportunity for networking, they are offering an online zoom meeting for organisations. This meeting will look at the latest information on the Government grant schemes and Furloughing, as well as other sources of grants and finance that have become available. There will also be an opportunity for people to network during the current situation.Shared Topic Areas: Capacity Building

  • Institute of Community Reporters (ICR) conference: Doing it with others – Why proper collaboration really matters
    by michelle.foster on September 9, 2020 at 8:06 am

    6 October, 2020 (All day) to 7 October, 2020 (All day)This year’s Institute of Community Reporters annual conference is celebrating the power of collaboration. 2020 has been quite a year, and throughout the whole COVID-19 pandemic, we have really seen how important our connections with others are and what good can come when people truly start to work together towards common goals. In the spirit of this year’s theme, People’s Voice Media will be working with a range of people and organisations to deliver a jam-packed couple of days of talks, workshops and discussions on the concept of collaboration.Shared Topic Areas: Learning, Skills and Employment

  • South Asian Holistic Mental Health Support Service webinar: Living with Covid – Let’s talk about our wellbeing
    by michelle.foster on September 9, 2020 at 8:03 am

    5 October, 2020 – 10:30 to 11:30Living with Covid – Let’s talk about our wellbeing will offer lots of advice on ways of coping and tips on staying well. The session will be facilitated by Tara Hussain MA Msc CBP PG Dip CBT PG Cert APIMH BA(Hons) MBPsS. Tara is a qualified cognitive behavioural psychologist with many years of experience across a number of sectors and specialisms with expertise in mental health awareness and wellbeing. Shared Topic Areas: Black, Minority and EthnicHealth and Wellbeing