‘Building a Co-operative Country’ – June 23rd #Cardiff #coops #wales #events

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The Mutuals Alliance have organised an exciting one day event on the 23rd June to explore the role of co-operatives in Wales:

Join us at this one day event to explore how we can build a culture that embeds co-operative and mutual principles and collaborative approaches in Welsh life. Come together with members and directors, activists and CEOs from co-operatives large and small to discuss how we can promote and increase support for community and collective social, economic and environmental initiatives. Here’s quick run-down of what’s already on the programme:

• Derek Walker, Wales Co-operative Centre, and Adrian Roper, Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative Welcome and opening comments

• Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner How do we build a culture that embeds co-operative and mutual principles and collaborative approaches in Welsh life?

• Keith Edwards Is the feeling mutual?

• Sector focus Discover more about the fantastic and progressive work being done in the co-operative housing, social care and energy sectors

• Workshop How does the co-operative sector scale up and out?

• The view from Welsh Government Outline of Welsh Government’s vision for the role of co-operatives and mutuals in public service delivery

Make sure you attend to discover how the co-operative approach is giving Wales the edge.

Principle sponsor: Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative

Event sponsors: Trowers and Hamlin LLP, Merthyr Valleys Homes, Wales Co-operative Centre

The event takes place on Friday 23 June at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. It only costs £10 to attend. For more information and to book your ticket, just go to Eventbrite buildingacoopcountry.eventbrite.co.uk

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