On Friday 18th March, Be Birmingham will be hosting a summit on the Big Society. In the afternoon, Resident University will be following up some the questions, issues and themes raised at the summit. In particular, how residents and public services can coproduce the Big Society together.
Those attending the summit are all welcome to join this event which is organised by Chamberlain Forum.
Join Resident University on Friday Afternoon For:
- Lord Nat Wei, government advisor for the Big Society, speaking about the part community groups play in making the Big Society, and how government can support them
- Sessions highlighting what residents are already doing in relations to community organising, Timebanking, Developing Community Hubs and Social Innovation
- Discussion of the future of N’hood Management in Birmingham
And join Resident University on Saturday for:
- Ed Mayo, sec-general of Co-operatives UK, and Cllr Rachel Hayward of Lambeth Council looking at the ‘Co-operative Council’ idea developed in Lambeth
- Sessions looking at the Localism Bill, N’hood Websites, Commissioning Community groups to deliver public services and a study visit to Balsall Heath
- A discussion on the role of faith communities in neighbourhood renewal and management
Places are FREE to people that live and work in Birmingham
To book a place, please fill in the form below, and we will be in touch with further details as soon as they are confirmed. Alternatively, you can email us via email@example.com, or call us on 07795 448 462