Rosa want to amplify the voices of all the individuals and groups who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in their workplaces and in their communities. Rosa want to add their support to those organisations who are seeking to establish what works in changing the culture of impunity and preventing future harassment and abuse.
All Policy and Influence
Human Appeal is a faith-based charity inspired by Islamic values. Human Appeal started in a small flat in Manchester in 1991 and this year they have worked in 24 countries around the world. Human Appeal aim is to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for their beneficiaries worldwide.
I have just finished reading an autobiography of Jane Jacobs, one of the most well-known writers about urban planning and a lifelong community activist. Her most famous book is the The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Coincidentally, at the end of last week, I received an invitation, along with everyone else in Manchester, to consult on the Northern Gateway, a massive proposed redevelopment of parts of North Manchester close to Manchester City Centre.
As one of the largest regeneration projects in the UK, Manchester City Council and development partners Far East Consortium (FEC) want to encourage as many local people as possible to attend one or more of the consultation drop-in events and complete a questionnaire.
The NHS is a unique health care system placed above the Royal Family and the BBC as a source of national pride. But how much do you know about the history of the NHS and how it all works and fits together? What will it look like in the future?
Children England is leading an inquiry into what the welfare state would look like if it recognised and supported all children's need for home, safety, love, health and purpose (a paraphrasing of Maslow's five needs).
The Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) editorial comments on the increasing demand for emergency food support and what the Government could do immediately to help. There is also a report on the first Food Power Conference attended by Charlie Spring, a member of GMPA’s Food Poverty Alliance.
Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, unveiled the new vision, which looks at how people, places and the public, private and social sectors can be supported to contribute even more to the creation of social value – having a positive impact on society. It will help connect and empower people to improve the areas they live, as well as bringing together these different sectors to help enrich lives and build a fairer society for all.
The second meeting of the Macc Policy Network was held yesterday and it was absolutely fascinating. The range of issues that participants spoke about demonstrates again (as if it that was actually required), the richness, diversity and passion in the VCSE sector.
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