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What makes your neighbourhood work? 
Finding and mobilizing a neighbourhood’s assets. An overview of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) and its four essential elements.
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Purple Shoots
A not-for-profit microfinance organisation, set up to tackle unemployment and economic problems in communities. Helps people on benefits or a low income to start their own businesses, lending to people who are excluded by the traditional lenders.
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East Africa Impact Investment Summit 
Leading impact investors, thought leaders and promising entrepreneurs will gather in July in Kampala, Uganda to collaborate on scaling businesses to create jobs, tackle poverty and transform lives.
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Estates evangelism
In February 2019, the Bishop of Burnley, Philip North, spoke on a motion to have a church community on every significant social housing estate in the nation.
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Transforming Poverty - small group course
Six sessions for churches and house groups using the film 'I, Daniel Blake' to engage with God’s heart for poverty in your community.
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The 99 best things that happened in 2018
Reading the media can be very depressing - it does not give a holistic view of what is happening in the world - and some great things happened in 2018.
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Hidden in plain sight
How one church found abundance in a community of material poverty. Viewing people - not programmes, finances, etc - as their most valuable resource moved church members beyond their own walls and out into the streets, where they discovered..
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Cooking on a bootstrap
Simple recipes carefully costed for people to cook at home and incorporate more veg and plant-based foods on a budget.
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The Heckman Equation
Early nurturing, learning experiences and physical health from ages 0-5 greatly impact success or failure in society. The best time to develop skills, social abilities is in the very early years when developmental support is most effective.
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Stories of resilience 
Over the past 18 months, some charities in Scotland working in partnership with churches have been running a remarkable campaign to help make Scotland the first Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Aware nation in the world.
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Events (2 found)

Life on the Breadline Workshop - Coventry
@Coventry University
The Life on the Breadline team are pleased to announce a one-day workshop challenging and reflecting on the Church’s fourth mark of mission: “To transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation” The participatory workshop will revolve around small group discussion of three questions that reflect on transforming unjust structures, with guest speakers and panellists (including Niall Cooper from Church Action on Poverty), and updates from the Life on the Breadline research team.
13/09/2019
10:00
Employee Ownership Annual Conference 2019 - Birmingham
@ Hilton Birmingham Metropole The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Birmingham, B40 1PP
Where employee ownership meets in the UK. Share, support and celebrate business excellence in employee owned businesses. Join to Be involved, Be informed and Be inspired.Be involved in networking with like-minded businesses and advisors to employee owned businesses. Be informed via a choice of 30+ short hack sessions, seminars, workshops and strategy sessions targeted at different stages in the employee ownership business cycle. Be inspired by our three keynote speakers as well as the stories of award winners at the UK Employee Ownership Awards.
18/11/2019
09:00

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