A conference to look at the positive contribution that social enterprise can make to reducing reoffending and how to improve the evidence of its impact.
hear about successful social enterprise programmes in public sector prisons in the North West and North East
consider the potential impact upon offenders including both their employability skills and their mental health and wellbeing
discuss the wider impact upon organisational culture within the prison service, and how social enterprise fits with the prison reform agenda
consider how the evidence about the positive impact of social enterprise can be improved and can be more widely shared
Confirmed Speakers include Dr Michelle Baybutt (Senior Research Fellow University of Central Lancashire), Philip Angier (SERIF), Rachel O’Brien (Director, Transitions Spaces), Dr Jane Gibbon (Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Newcastle University Business School)
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.
Registration from 09:15 am, Conference ends 3:00pm. Lunch provided