Date and time

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

11:45–16:30

Venue

The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre

Hopwood Lane

Halifax

West Yorkshire

HX1 5ER

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About this event

From showcasing our Keep it Local toolkit, to an immersive active citizens session – leaving you with an understanding of a genuine ABCD approach to recovery. Be motivated by the incredible award winning Halifax Opportunities Trust – you’ll leave inspired and enthused.

Hosted by Halifax Opportunities Trust
Visit award winning Halifax Opportunities Trust and hear from Locality trustee Alison Haskins (CEO of HOT) about their selection to be one of the Place Based Social Action areas – one of only 10 in the country.

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Agenda

11:45 Arrival, coffee, welcome.
12:00 Locality Update
National updates from our Policy team and an overview of the day
Sophie Michelena, Development Manager, Locality
12:10 An introduction to Halifax Opportunities Trust
The award winning Trust who have been working to make vibrant multi-cultural and self-sustaining communities across Calderdale since 2000.
Alison Haskins, CEO, Halifax Opportunities Trust
13:00 Networking Lunch 
A chance to chat to fellow members and Locality staff
13:50 Demonstrate your economic impact
We will be showcasing our Keep it Local toolkit to show how you can evidence your impact on local economic resilience.
Sophie Michelena, Development Manager, Locality
14:30 Exploring Active citizenship in recovery communities
An immersive active citizens session that will be participant led and will involve people who have been through recovery services. Leave with an understanding of a genuine ABCD approach to recovery.
Vicki Beere, Project 6
15:30 Open Space
Your chance to set the agenda. An ‘unconference’ session – with discussion on subjects that participants suggest
Sophie Michelena, Development Manager, Locality
16:00 Ends
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Location

The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre

Hopwood Lane

Halifax

West Yorkshire

HX1 5ER