Japan Study Tour @icacoop update #coops #coopcelebration #wales #japan

Japan Study Tour Update Contributor: David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales International Day of Co-operatives Celebration Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative 5 Coopers Yard, Curran Road, Cardiff Friday 30 June, 1.00pm International Co-operators Day highlights we are part of a global movement that seeks to change people’s lives. Each year, the International Co-operative Alliance agrees a special… Read More Japan Study Tour @icacoop update #coops #coopcelebration #wales #japan

Social Care Wales Workshops – Care at home #socialcare #socialcarewales #careandsupport #events #workshops

We would like to hear what you think of two of our exciting work areas for 2017- 2018 Care and support at home More and more people are choosing to live in their own homes with increasingly complex needs, with care and support at home when they need it. We are working on a plan… Read More Social Care Wales Workshops – Care at home #socialcare #socialcarewales #careandsupport #events #workshops

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

A new report ‘Mapping the Social Business Sector in Wales’ is now available #socialbusiness #wales

Social businesses in Wales form a dynamic, growing sector. This research estimates that the sector is worth £2.37 billion to the Welsh economy, supports approximately 40,800 jobs, and offers opportunities to volunteer to approximately 48,000 – 58,000 people. Social Business Wales and the Wales Co-operative Centre have published a detailed report on the Social Business… Read More A new report ‘Mapping the Social Business Sector in Wales’ is now available #socialbusiness #wales

Indycube launch events – June 2017 #coworking #membership #events #wales

Indycube are running an event to launch their Community Benefit Society status and their digital community membership at Indycube, as well as opening their 30th location in Newtown. Please see an invitation from the Indycube team below: You may know of indycube as a provider of coworking spaces across Wales, and we’re now expanding our network… Read More Indycube launch events – June 2017 #coworking #membership #events #wales

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