OPEN INVITATION TO ALL to serve on a Co-operative Education Sub Group to plan our third event #coops #coopeducation #adulteducation #wales

Good Morning All, For others who may have an interest, I hope to call the first meeting of the above in the first or second week of July. Apologies for the delay with our 8 April event report – I hope to release this after our Exec meeting on 19 June. If you have further… Read More OPEN INVITATION TO ALL to serve on a Co-operative Education Sub Group to plan our third event #coops #coopeducation #adulteducation #wales

Co-working for Creatives – see, hear & explore how this could work 21st June

This isn’t necessarily social care related but some Forum members may be interested in this event below. For more information please visit: http://www.cultcymru.org/ “Co-working for Creatives”  See, Hear & Explore how this could work.   Wednesday 21 June 2017 Soar Theatre, Merthyr Tydfil Join us for an interactive & fun day (or ½ day) to… Read More Co-working for Creatives – see, hear & explore how this could work 21st June

Take back control bottom up communities #community #strength #regeneration

This Guardian article highlights how people are strengthening their communities and what can happen when momentum builds. The ‘starter’ individuals within the communities do however need more support.  Often individuals who are trying to start projects alongside work, and other commitments, getting their message out can be difficult, and often facing huge bureaucratical barriers.  Let’s… Read More Take back control bottom up communities #community #strength #regeneration

Co-production Network for Wales #copronetwork #wales #membership

Co-production is all about citizens and professionals working together as equal contributors for mutual benefit, and it’s not only great in its own right but is also a brilliant way of sowing the seeds for user led organisations and multi stakeholder coops. https://coproductionnetworkwales.wordpress.com/ The co-production network for Wales have recently launched their a formal membership. … Read More Co-production Network for Wales #copronetwork #wales #membership

Workshop:Co-Production in Community Settings: How it Works

Co-Production in Community Settings: How it works. Session 1: Introduction to and how to do co-production Location: Committee Room 2, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University Dates: Wednesday 07 June 2017, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm Overview Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) is a Cardiff University funded initiative which is experimenting with the use of co-production and action… Read More Workshop:Co-Production in Community Settings: How it Works

The new Co-op TV ad shows how ‘Great things happen when we work together’

The Co-op Food group aired a new TV advert last weekend which shows how the Co-op supports local causes. The organisation is about to share out £9million to 4,000 local projects across the UK. For more information and to view the new advert please visit: Our new TV ad shows how ‘Great things happen when… Read More The new Co-op TV ad shows how ‘Great things happen when we work together’