If your church community is in the UK and trying to get to grips with the 'Big Society' initiative by our government, this event might be a big help for you.
You are warmly invited to:
The Big Society - From debate to delivery
An Evening with Lord Nat Wei
Chief Adviser to the Government on the Big Society
Date: Monday 16th May 2011, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Venue: The Oasis Centre, London
Tickets are £6 click here to book
Charities, social enterprises and faith groups want to get behind the rhetoric to find out practically how they can make sure their communities benefit from this agenda.
Join us as we hear from Lord Nat Wei, Chief Adviser on the Big Society and ask how we can move the Big Society on from debate to delivery.
Panellists will include:
- Jonathan Robinson, Founder and Director of Hubs
Jonathan is an anthropologist, writer and entrepreneur. He is a founder and director of The Hub, the place for people with world-changing ideas. The Hub has borrowed from the best of a member's club, a business incubator, an innovation agency and a think-tank to create a very different kind of institution.
- Matt Bird, Chair of The Cinnamon Network
Matt is the founding Chair of Trustees of the Cross Pollinate Foundation which is a Dragon's Den style event for charity which has raised over £500,000 and founder of The Cinnamon Network a group of CEOs of faith-based charities developing responses to the Government's Big Society agenda.
- Joy Madeiros, Group CEO of Oasis
Joy is the Group CEO of Oasis, which has been pioneering life-transforming housing, healthcare, education and youth work initiatives across the globe for over twenty years