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6 days to go

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Hurry, just 7 FREE tickets remain…  first come first served.

Book NOW through the event info page!

Keynote speakers:

Karen Buck MP, Neale Coleman – Mayoral Adviser, Danny Kruger – Only Connect

Panelists:

Geraldine Blake – Community Links, Gabriel Bristow – New Economics Foundation, Patricia Byczek – New Horizon, Steve Hilditch – Red Brick housing blog and SHOUT, Neil Johnston – Paddington Development Trust, Chanté Joseph – British Youth Council, Joanna Kennedy – Z2K, Sharon Long – Partnership for Young London, Marjorie Mayo – Goldsmiths University, Angela Singhate – Queen’s Park Community Council, Andy Watson – Walterton and Elgin Community Homes, Maryam Zonousi – Expert by Experience.

Project Resilience

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The LGIU’s ‘Project resilience’ went online today – visit their website or read the report in the downloads section of this site.  Report author Andrew Walker will be at the Summit.

 

Is work working for young people?

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AltGen’s Gabriel Bristow is talking at the Community Summit.  AltGen supports 18-29 year olds to set up workers co-ops as a collaborative and empowering solution to youth unemployment.

The impact of austerity

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Confirmed speakers

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The Summit is generating much interest and the following speakers have generously confirmed their participation – it promises to be an exciting challenge!

Keynote

Karen Buck MP,

Neale Coleman (Mayoral Adviser Olympic Legacy and Tottenham Regeneration),

Danny Kruger (CEO Only Connect & West London Zone)

Panels

Resilient Communities

Geraldine Blake (CEO Community Links),

Angela Singhate (Chairman Queen’s Park Community Council & CEO Tell It Parents Action Group)

Marjorie Mayo (Emeritus Professor of Community Development, Goldsmiths University)

Housing

Steve Hilditch (Editor Red Brick housing blog & Spokesperson for SHOUT the campaign for social housing)

Joanna Kennedy (CEO Zaccheus 2000)

Andy Watson (CEO Walterton and Elgin Community Homes – WECH)

Jobs and Economy

Gabriel Bristow (Social Policy Team, New Economics Foundation & Co-founder AltGen)

Neil Johnston (CEO Paddington Development Trust)

Maryam Zonousi (CEO Expert by Experience & Founder Interdisciplinary Incubator @ South Bank University)

Young People

Chanté Joseph (Vice Chair, British Youth Council)

Danny Kruger (CEO, Only Connect & West London Zone)

Sharon Long (Director, Partnership for Young London)