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All Capacity Building

Introduction to Equality and Diversity

This workshop will look at how personal opinions, prejudices and actions can influence others and lead to discrimination. Through gaining an understanding of equality, equity and diversity we will look at how to make youth work settings inclusive.

Attendees will increase their knowledge and awareness of equality issues by developing an awareness of Equalities legislation and understanding the personal, cultural and societal influences that affect people’s lives.

This session is facilitated by Steph Champion and hosted by Barlow Moor Community Association

17 April, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:30
Barlow Moor Community Association, 23 Merseybank Avenue, Manchester, M21 7NT

Including the Invisible: Meeting the needs of LGBT+ young people in youth settings

Facilitated by The Proud Trust

A half day training course, that will encourage youth organisations to become more LGBT+ inclusive (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), by:

8 April, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00
MMU Business School, Room 3.12, All Saints Campus, Manchester, M15 6BH

Introduction to Equality and Diversity

Facilitated by Steph Champion

Voluntary Youth Manchester have organised a series of training and workshops around equality and diversity. Anti-oppressive practice is youth work in action. We hope that people who work with young people will take the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in supporting the diverse needs of young people in our city as we work towards social justice in our society.

27 March, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:30
Brunswick Parish Church, Brunswick Street, Manchester, M13 9TQ

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in the Arts and Cultural Sectors

This new course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with vulnerable adults in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors. You will explore what is meant by the term “vulnerable adult” in the context of your work and will develop approaches for recognising and responding to the different types of abuse associated with adults at risk.

13 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:15
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
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Writing a Good Theory of Change

This workshop will support you to:
• Understand the principles and terminology behind Theories of Change
• Create your own basic Theory of Change

A Theory of Change (or ToC) is a way to illustrate and/or describe how the outcomes of your organisation’s work happen over the short, medium and long term. A Theory of Change can be designed at the start of a programme (to help with planning) or it can be used to evaluate an existing programme.

26 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Greater Manchester Youth Network, Green Fish Resource Centre, 46 50, Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE
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Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge

8 Feb 2019 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

The Waitrose and Partners Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge aims to cut plastic pollution in the UK, reducing the amount of unnecessary plastic used and by tackling littered plastic. The fund will give grants between £150,000 to £300,000 to innovative projects that rethink how we all use and dispose of plastic. Waitrose & Partners

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People’s Postcode Lottery funds open for applications until 20 February 2019

8 Feb 2019 - 10:32 by michelle.foster

Local charities and good causes can apply for a share of over £3 million, raised by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications are close on 20 February, and can be for any sum between £500 and £20,000.

The money is available through People’s Postcode Trust, Postcode Community Trust, and Postcode Local Trust. Each one supports projects focused on specific themes:

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Thrive Access to Employment – An accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact

8 Feb 2019 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Expressions of interest are open for year 2 of ‘Thrive – Access to Employment’, an accelerator programme which provides intensive support to social ventures wanting to scale up quickly.

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