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Equality for Cambridge Meetup

The Cambridge Commons

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

Equality for Cambridge Meetup
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Want to meet people who care about Cambridge and about reducing inequality in our city? This meet up is for people like you: we are all ages, sexes, nationalities and experience. We don't just talk: we get together to plan and act! Come along to share your ideas for what we can do together, have fun and socialise.

Organised by The Cambridge Commons (https://www.thecambridgecommons.org/)

 

Weds 2 October: Public sector health workers face poverty in Cambridgeshire 

 

This month we expose appalling levels of in-work poverty for the people caring for our health as we find high levels of deprivation among all bands of UNISON healthcare workers in Cambridgeshire.


Lead researcher for The Cambridge Commons, Dr Claire Preston, will talk through the key findings from a research collaboration with UNISON ahead of the full publication later in the month

Weds 6 November: Tackling debt and poverty: practical work in Cambridge by CAP 

 

How can we help people to get out of debt and address the causes? This is a growing problem in Cambridge and Jo Scoones who is Centre Manager in Cambridge for the charity Christians Against Poverty ( CAP) will be telling us about their work.


Weds 8 January 2020: Is there a role for business in the fight for equality in Cambridge?

 

Is it possible to use business to contribute to building equality?

Dr Belinda Bell, from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at the Judge Business School, has spent her career working on the cusp between the public, social and business sectors in the field of social enterprise. Belinda has built several social enterprises herself and supported hundreds of social entrepreneurs – working in industries from fashion to farming, prisons to prosthetics.

 

Do you have questions about Equality for Cambridge Meetup? Contact The Cambridge Commons

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The Alex
22-24 Gwydir Street
CB1 2LL Cambridge
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)


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The Cambridge Commons

The Cambridge Commons raises awareness of the harm inequality does to everyone in our citiy, so people can mobilise to take action. We are the local affiliate of The Equality Trust.  We are always looking for interested people to come and take part http://www.thecambridgecommons.org/volunteer/.

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