Date and time

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

10:30–15:30

Venue

Manchester Settlement

The New Roundhouse

Ashton Old Road,

Openshaw, Manchester

M11 1JG

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About this event

Get together with people like you
Our Power of Community network meetings give you the chance to develop your skills and be inspired by the work of others. They take place all around the country and are free for community members.

This event is hosted by Manchester Settlement

Manchester Settlement has been transforming lives within their community for over 120 years. The services they provide out of their community resource centre, The Roundhouse, ‘help, support and empower local communities to achieve, be active citizens and fight inequality’. They focus on working with young people, enabling them to contribute positively to their wider communities.

Join us in Manchester to

  • be inspired by members building a fairer society – through giving people a purpose, a good places to live and good health. You will hear from the host organisation, and others about their current projects
  • co-create Keep it Local principles for Local Authorities to sign up to become
  • Keep it Local ambassadors
  • feed into Locality’s 5-year strategic plan
  • participate in a member-led problem solving session.

You can also book a 10 minute one to one session with a member of our specialist advice team or Senior Management Team to get advice on a range of challenges of queries.

Whether you’re just starting out or have years of experience, you’ll fit right in!

“One of the best things about Locality membership is access to a fantastic and widespread network of likeminded people and organisations who are all pushing boundaries and achieving.”
– Locality member

Book your place now

Agenda

10:30 Arrival, coffee and informal networking
10:45 Welcome and introductions
Jo Williams, Senior Membership Officer, Locality
11:00 Introduction to Manchester Settlement
Hear from Adrian about their approach to building a fairer society
Adrian Ball, CEO, Manchester Settlement
11:30 Keep it Local: For services that transform lives
An interactive workshop where you can help shape Locality’s campaign for better local commissioning
Ed Wallis, Head of Policy, Locality
12:30 Lunch and a chance to chat to fellow members and Locality staff
13:00 Tour of Manchester Settlement
Adrian Ball, Manchester Settlement
13:30 What next for Locality? Shape our 5-year strategy
What do you think are the top priorities we should be focusing on in the next 5 years which would support your organisation and the work you do? We want to hear from you!
Tony Armstrong, CEO, Locality
14:30 Abram Ward Community Co-Operative
Learn about the approach to building a fairer society in Wigan
David Baxter, Principal Officer, Abram Ward Community Co-Operative
15:00 A problem shared!
When you’re looking for solutions it’s great to be able turn to those who’ve already been there! Get help from your peers on issues that keep you awake at night. Chatham House rule
Cassandra Walker, Development Officer, Locality
15:30 A chance to connect and exchange tips and ideas informally with fellow members and Locality staff
All
16:00 Close
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Location

Manchester Settlement

The New Roundhouse

Ashton Old Road,

Openshaw, Manchester

M11 1JG