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Co-operative Party Conference

Building Equalities for All

This year, join us for our online inaugural Conference dedicated to the work of our member-led Equalities Networks and addressing intersectional themes.


The Morning - Addressing Intersectionality:

10.00 - 10.20: Welcome & Showcase:

  • Anneliese Dodds MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities & Chair of Labour Party

10.20 - 10.50 - Panel Discussion: Cost of living crisis & impact on minority groups, speakers include:

  • Rebecca Winson, New Economics Foundation

10.50 Comfort break

11.00: Welcome back

  • Jennifer Hemingway, Co-operative Party Equalities Officer

11.05 - 11.45 - Panel Discussion: Making safer communities - tackling hate crime, speakers include:

  • Rose Simkins, Stop Hate UK

11.45 - 11.30 - Panel Discussion: Pushing back barriers - Standing for election, speakers include:

  • Cllr Anntoinnette Bramble, Dept Mayor Hackney & Joint Chair LGA
  • Cllr Dylan Tippetts, Plymouth Council

12.25 Summary of morning's discussions

  • Cllr Tina Bhartwas, EAC Member for Youth Network

12.30 Lunch break

The Afternoon - update from your Network:

1pm - 1:45pm

LGBTQ+ & Co-operators

3.15pm - 4pm

Women's Network

1:45pm - 2.30pm

BAME Co-operators

4pm - 4.45pm

(dis)Abiity Network

2.30pm - 3.15pm

Youth Network

This event is open to Co-operative Party members as well as non-members.  Please pass on this information to anyone you feel you like to join us.

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