Space 2017: Charting the way ahead plus VAL’s AGM

Space 2017: Charting the way ahead plus VAL’s AGM
Event on 2017-07-05 09:00:00
Event details Confirmed speakers Geraldine Blake, London Funders Jenny Field, City Bridge Trust Elly Townsend, Locality Kate White, Superhighways Sukhvinder Kaur, Citizens Advice Lewisham The voluntary and community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Lewisham has been through tough times in the past. But change is now the currency of the wider economic, social and political environment, and its scale is unprecedented. 'Business as usual' is no longer an option. In order to thrive and make an impact we will need to find ways to challenge old ways of how we've done things and find new ways forward. VAL's annual conference is designed to help Lewisham's VCSE sector embrace its strengths and explore ways forward; and will be preceded by VAL's AGM. Charting the way ahead for Lewisham's VCSE sector will provide a space for local charity leaders and activists to: consider the changes in Lewisham and their implications for local VCSE groups and communities learn about VAL's direction of travel in an ever-changing environment explore together examples of new ways of working and how they can be applied more widely locally hear from a panel of London funders attend the launch of VAL's exciting heritage project celebrating 50 years of grassroots social action in Lewisham network and identify potential joint working opportunities. Breakfast and lunch included. Who is this event for? VCSE sector managers, trustees and staff Local public sector employees (Membership expired/want to sign up? Click here!) Contact details or call 020 8314 9411 Tickets VAL members: £10 Non-members: £15 You can purchase your ticket through Eventbrite or contact us to make other arrangements. If you would like to attend the AGM portion of the day only, please click here – tickets are free. The ticket price will cover the cost of the venue and administrative costs. Become a member and save! Click here Cancellation and refunds Please contact us as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend, so that we can offer your place to someone else. Please note that from January 2017 all sessions now carry a £5 non-refundable admin fee (ticket prices are inclusive of this fee). Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice will be refunded, less the £5 admin fee. Cancellations less than 24 hours before the event are not eligible for a refund. 

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