VAC UPCOMING TRAINING:
Open to VAC Members only
If you are a voluntary service or group delivering services in Camden and are not a member of VAC, please join here: https://vac.org.uk/get-involved/membership
Upcoming safeguarding training
For all VCS organisations, supplementary, faith schools and groups delivering services to under 18’s in the borough.
In partnership with Camden’s Safeguarding Children’s Partnership:
Women and Girls’ Personal Safety and Awareness
(In partnership with The Safeguarding Foundation)
Wednesday 13 March 2024, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Face-to-face at Ludham & Waxham TRA Hall, Lismore Circus, Camden NW3
To find out more or to secure your place, please visit our website or email the VAC Safeguarding Lead Dianne Carlton-Ogunyemi on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Climate Action day
Join Camden’s sustainability team on 2nd March to connect with residents and local organisations taking action on the climate crisis, and see how you can get involved. There are a range of iniatives and opportunities you can get get involved with and benefit from, including workshops on food redistribution and community engagement. This event is free to attend, please register here.
Wellbeing Open Day at CAWH – 17th February
Everyone is welcome to try out a wide range of activites and fitness taster sessions for free, at the Community Association for West Hampstead. The event is open to everyone, both young and old, and no booking is required. Just come along on the day and have a go at some of the activities that CAWH offers at the centre.
How to talk freely about your culture
Author, business mentor and trainer Sharon McLean will be reading from her book at Kilburn Library on 19th February. The event hopes to inspire and help people talk freely about their own culture and how to write their story with confidence.
Public engagement on loneliness & social isolation
Camden’s Disability Oversight Panel invites disabled residents, carers and supporting VSC organisations to attend its forthcoming public engagement session on 21st February, with information on how to build friendships and community connections. With BSL Interpreters and caption/speech to text support.
To register, contact email@example.com or call 0207 9743 578.
Camden Talks Data
Camden’s participation and partnerships team are hosting this open discussion about how data is collected and used ethically to improve services for Camden residents. You do not need any special knowledge about data or technology to take part. There will be presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions about visualising data through maps. Check the link below or call +44 20 7974 5739 to book a place.
Date: Wednesday 6th March
St Pancras Housing Centenary Info Session
It’s 100 years of St Pancras housing! Come along to this meeting on 14th February to plan the celebrations and to protect St Mary’s Church, where it all began. Call out for artists, locals, and those interested in social housing to contribute. If you cannot make this meeting, come on Fridays between 3-5pm or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is University for Me? With study skills workshop
Hosted by Birkbeck’s Access and Engagement Department, this event is aimed at adults going to university for the first time and will offer practical advice and guidance for overcoming common challenges and concerns. With a Q&A session, a study skills workshop and a student finance talk, the aim is to help you decide if university is the right option for you. Sign up or learn more here.
Date: 17th February