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Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

4 Dec 2020 - 09:22 by michelle.foster

censusHouseholds across Manchester will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 4 November 2020

5 Nov 2020 - 15:20 by michelle.foster

gmpaThe latest newsletter from GM Poverty Action looks ahead to Living Wage week and despite the lockdown, there will be a number of events you can join. The newsletter looks back at the launch of the Poverty Monitor and considers whether there is a shift in public opinion.

There is an article about the launch of the Sound Pound recovery plan and some help for people with their water bills, as well as a number of other short items.

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New plan to tackle hate crime and bring communities together launched in Greater Manchester

22 Oct 2020 - 13:13 by michelle.foster

gmcaA comprehensive new plan has been launched, outlining how hate crime will be tackled and communities brought together in Greater Manchester over the next three years.

The Plan to Tackle Hate Crime will raise awareness of hate crimes and encourage people to report them, while also improving support for victims of hate incidents.

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Support the Young Person’s Guarantee

22 Oct 2020 - 12:04 by michelle.foster

gmcaGreater Manchester’s Youth Task Force is inviting organisations to make commitments to young people.

This call for action is part of a piece of work being carried out to develop and deliver a Guarantee for young people in the city-region who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and really help those aged 11 to 30 feel positive for their future.

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Mobilise! Exploring the power of stories to inspire political and civic engagement

15 Oct 2020 - 14:14 by michelle.foster

mobiliseMobilise! wants to enable active citizenship and increase people's confidence about engaging in political and civic life. It is a partnership between Global Link, a development education charity who work with asylum seekers and refugees in Lancashire, and the team at Lancaster University.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 14 October 2020

14 Oct 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

gmpaThe latest GM Poverty Action newsletter features an article written by Barry Knight. The GM Living Wage Campaign shares two new podcasts and the GM Good Employment Charter announces new members. The newsletter also reports on End Child Poverty’s new research figures. There is an article about the Bond Board’s work helping those in the private rented sector and a short piece pulling together recent reports from a number of leading organisations.

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