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Can Social Enterprise Reduce Re-offending?
Thu 11 May 2017, 09:15 – 15:15 BST
A conference to look at the potential contribution of social enterprise and mutuals to reducing reoffending and to the delivery of the prison reform agenda
This conference will
hear from policy thinkers helping to shape the future of the prison service
look at examples of social enterprise programmes at work and under development in prisons
discuss how social enterprise and mutuals can contribute to the prison reform agenda, and some of the practical barriers to be overcome
consider how the evidence about the positive impact of social enterprise and mutuals can be improved and can be more widely shared
Confirmed Speakers* are:- Dave Nicholson (Co-operative Mutual Solutions) who will deliver the Plowden Lecture, David Reeves-Turner (HMP Coldingley), Rachel O’Brien (Royal Society of Arts), Fiona Sample (Oswin Project), Fran Findlater (Bounce Back) and Rod Burnett (EDP).
* Pamela Dow (Ministry of Justice) who was previously confirmed as a speaker has been obliged to withdraw due to the General Election announcement
Who should attend?
NOMS staff, social enterprise practitioners and professionals, NOMS contractors, VCSE organisations, academics and researchers with an interest in the Criminal Justice system.
The event will be hosted and chaired by the Social Enterprise Research & Innovation Foundation. It is part-funded by the Big Lottery Fund