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Community Wealth Building Workshop

Join members from the Co-operative Party (Sunderland branch) as we examine approaches community wealth building and see how we can incorporate into our own communities.


9.30 Chair: Neil McInroy (CLES)

9.35 Welcome to Sunderland: Cllr Graeme Miller (Leader, Sunderland City Council)

09.45 Keynote 1: Matt Brown (Leader, Preston City Council) The Preston Model

Questions & Answers

10.15 Workshops 1

Option 1A: Progressive Procurement (Cllr Paul Stewart)

Option 1B: Community Engagement (Janine Docherty & Cllr Claire Rowntree)

11.00 Break

11.15 Keynote 2: Kevin Marquis (North East BIC) & Michelle Booth (Northumbria University) Models of Social Enterprise

Questions & Answers

11.45 Workshops 2

Option 2A: Asset-based Community Development (Cllr Dr Geoff Walker)

Option 2B: How to run a successful Community Enterprise (Kevin Marquis & Paul Stewart)

12.30 Panel Discussion & What Next? Panel Members: Neil McInroy, Cllr Dr Geoff Walker, Cllr Paul Stewart, Janine Docherty & Michelle Booth

13.00 Lunch

To register

Tickets cost £5 and are available if you click on this link: Community Wealth Building workshop


Saturday, 14 September 2019
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Hope St Xchange
1-3 Hind Street
Sunderland, SR1 3QD United Kingdom

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