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Greater Manchester Poverty Action Newsletter: Cost of a Child 2018; Good Employment Charter; With One Voice: Arts & Homelessness Summit & Festival; Salford grants

12 Oct 2018 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

In the latest newsletter from the Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) they share CPAG’s Cost of a Child 2018 report and their request for your help. GMPA are asking you to submit your views on Greater Manchester’s draft Good Employment Charter.  Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Mentoring opportunities with RECLAIM

5 Oct 2018 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Young working class people are leading change and they want you to get involved!

RECLAIM need Mentors to support a young person to achieve a personal goal whilst on our ground breaking social change and leadership programme.

RECLAIM enable young people to believe in themselves, allow them to step on to national stages with confidence in their authentic leadership. Be part of their Journey!

RECLAIM want mentors from all walks of life to support a young person over 6 sessions to set and achieve a personal goal whilst on their programme.

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Windrush Compensation scheme and lessons learned review

5 Oct 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The Government’s Independent advisors will be in attendance to hear your views:
Wendy Williams for the Lessons Learned Review
Martin FordeQC for the Compensation Scheme

If you are part of the ‘Windrush generation’ or a long-term Commonwealth citizen settled in the UK, and you have concerns about your status come along to the event on Tuesday 9 October 2018, 10am-1pm at West Indian Sports and Social Club, Westwood Street, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 5SW.

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Small charity leadership survey by the Weston Charity Awards

5 Oct 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

You are invited to take part in a short survey of charity leaders for the Weston Charity Awards – which Pilotlight run in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation. Your answers will help the organisations to better understand the needs of the sector.

The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete and all of your responses will be analysed anonymously. As a small incentive, a donor has provided a 32GB Apple IPad, which will be won by one person picked at random from those who choose to enter.

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Study into health and well-being of older people

5 Oct 2018 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester are investigating the health and well-being benefits of green space in cities for older people. (‘Green space' means trees, parks, woodland, ponds, rivers, canals, allotments, and so on.) University of Manchester

The research team are looking for people who are 65 or over who might be interested in taking part in a study that surveys reasons for valuing green space. 

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GM Poverty Action newsletter: Autumn Preview; Your Local Pantry; GMHP Poverty issue; GMHA job; and forthcoming events

14 Sep 2018 - 08:53 by michelle.foster

The newsletter looks ahead at an Autumn packed with activities and events. GM Poverty Action also have an article about Stockport Homes’ very successful Your Local Pantry model with details about the help that is available if you would like to set one up.

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Take part in the GM Mayoral Communities Challenge

30 Aug 2018 - 15:36 by michelle.foster

The Mayoral Communities Challenge consists of two phases. Ambition for ageing

Phase one focuses on communities and neighbourhoods and will concentrate on looking at age-friendly places across Greater Manchester that are making a difference to older people’s everyday lives. The deadline for all phase one submissions is midnight, Saturday 1 December 2018.

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Macc is a recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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Macc is recruiting new Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:31 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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