The Mobilising Volunteers Effectively (MoVE) project, run by a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Hull and Leeds, secured funding earlier this year from UK Research and Innovation to investigate the mobilisation of volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Event about data use in VCSE organisations is looking for contributors
GMCVO is looking for examples of how VCSE organisations in Greater Manchester have used data in their work.
If your organisation has used data to inform your service delivery, secure funding or demonstrate the value of your work, you could be paid £150 to contribute to an event that GMCVO is organising in partnership with the UK Data Service.
Building a Stronger Britain Together's in-kind offer has recently reopened and is now taking applications from civil society organisations.
The Building a Stronget Britain Together (BSBT) In-kind offer allows you to bid for support to produce communication assets and to receive training, in order to help you amplify work you may be doing or want to do, to counter extremism (CE). This could be linked to the work of your whole organisation or for a specific project.
The launch of the first Challenge Poverty Week in England and Wales is only a few weeks away. This is a fantastic opportunity for people all over England and Wales to stand up and highlight the need to tackle poverty in their communities. I would really appreciate you sharing information about the event with partners or on your website, following us on social media and getting involved by running your own or partnership event.
What is Challenge Poverty Week?
The GM Homeless Action Network and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority are thrilled to invite you to the inaugural GM Legislative Theatre event on Wednesday 30 September, 2.30pm - 5pm, working towards a co-produced homelessness prevention strategy for Greater Manchester!
Action Together, and partners, are in the process of carrying out doorstep discussions with residents across Oldham. The aim of this engagement process is to understand what the community is doing to keep themselves safe during this pandemic and to ensure that the message about how the virus spreads and what we can do to keep ourselves safe is firmly set in our minds.
National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place from 10th – 17th October this year.
Raising awareness and encouraging the reporting of hate crimes and incidents is an important task throughout the year, but we can take the opportunity to highlight key activities during campaign weeks.
What is Hate Crime?
A Hate Crime is any behaviour that someone thinks was caused by hostility, prejudice or hatred of:
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) is working with stakeholders to ensure tackling poverty is at the heart of the city region’s recovery. The way the economy functions and the quality of jobs available to people will play a huge role in whether Greater Manchester ‘Builds Back Better’ or not.
Action Together, along with staff from Oldham Council and other partners, are working together to focus on the issues that communities across Oldham are experiencing as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. Recently the West Hub Team, which covers Chadderton and Werneth, have welcomed some good news from the efforts of their partnership working.
Dear Ring and Ride Passengers,
Following discussions with our funders, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), we are pleased to confirm that the normal Ring and Ride door to door service will resume on 1st September 2020 as outlined below:
· The service will operate between 0800 – 2300 hours Monday to Saturday and 0800 – 2230 on Sundays.
· Wheelchair trips will be provided.
· Passengers requiring personal assistance walking to and from the vehicle must use a wheelchair which will be provided.