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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)

9.40     Setting the Scene: Anna Turley MP

9.45     Keynote 1: Matt Brown (Leader, Preston City Council) The Preston Model followed by 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 followed by 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 & Anna Turley MP

13.00   Lunch

To register:

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


14th Sep
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


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

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