A full conference report will follow soon but in the meantime here is a flavour of the day via a selection of tweets. Maximising Community Resilience Through Mutual Aid
Tuesday 1st December 2015. 5.30pm – 8pm Arlington Conference Centre, Camden. Come and take part in a debate on what the role of the voluntary and community sector is, or could be, in building resilience and the support that people need to make things happen. Ciaran Price, Director of Policy (Directory of Social Change) will […]
As part of our Neighbourhood Projects program,VAC hosted a seminar on ‘Parish Councils’ on the 22nd January 2015. The seminar looked at: How To Create A New Local (Community Or Parish) Council (Chris Borg, NALC) – with Questions & Answers Investigating A Community Council For Holborn (Lukas Lehmann, Holborn Community Association) Sustainability In Southbank & […]
In times of unprecedented cuts in public spending what is the role of the voluntary and community sector? Will it continue to exist? Should the sector seek to fill the gaps in service provision? How will this be resourced? Should the sector focus on building and supporting resilient communities and providing a voice for local […]
The summit was organised by Healthwatch Camden, Voluntary Action Camden, Camden Clinical Commissioning Group and the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
Last years’ Summit focused on ‘Individual and Community Resilience: What is the role of the Voluntary and Community Sector in Camden’. The aim of the event was to identify what we mean by resilience as individuals and communities, and what support and opportunities we need to make resilience a reality. These topics were addressed through […]
VAC works in partnership with key stakeholders to organise topical and challenging events through which dialogue within and across sectors take place to improve the design and delivery of services. Annual Summit Every year VAC hosts its annual summit for staff, trustees and volunteers from local civil society organisations, as well as colleagues from local […]
Recently there has been a particular interest in working with larger providers to develop supply chains that include the local civil society organisations. In September 2014 VAC, in partnership with the Camden Clinical Commissioning Group Board, hosted a conference, ‘Mobilising Communities’ focusing on how civil society organisations and other key stakeholders can work together to […]