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GM Coalition of Disabled People are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for Manchester's disabled adults!

The Powerful Together project will give you the opportunity to both give your expert knowledge to others, and receive it.  

Alongside this, you will be provided with a variety of peer-support spaces, workshops, and training sessions, that aim to teach resistance and how to challenge disablist discrimination in all its forms. 

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Salford non-profit organisations are being invited to apply to the Standing Together fund.

Grants for up to a maximum of £5,000 are available.

The funding should be used to either:

  • Improve community safety
  • Reduce crime and disorder and/or increase public confidence.

Applications should cover the following principles:

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VSSN’s next day conference will take place online on 16th November from 11am - 4pm.

The title is Activism and Voluntary Sector Research: two sides of the same coin or different currencies?

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This consultation contains proposals to reform flexible working regulations (The Flexible Working Regulations 2014).

It also covers the wider work being undertaken by the government to encourage and support flexible working, and responds to relevant proposals from the July 2019 Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families consultation.

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The Ubele Initiative (Ubele) has been grant funded by Youth Futures Foundation (YFF) to conduct a national baseline analysis of the needs, future training and employment opportunities within the manual trades sector with a focus on young people aged 16 to 24 years.

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Muslim Education and Development (MEND) is concerned that the Elections Bill would disenfranchise Muslim and other marginalised communities making voter ID mandatory during elections, and is gathering evidence to support their submission.

Starting with the 2023 Local Elections, the Government plans to force every UK voter to present photo IDs in order to vote. Roughly 3.5 million citizens (7.5% of the electorate) do not have a photo ID.

This short survey hopes to explore how these measures could impact Muslim communities and their democratic rights and civil liberties.

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This is a live Listening Hub Event that will bring together young people, parents, families, local communities, and professionals to talk about what this means to you and what you need to know to keep children/young people safe online.

This will be a hybrid event so you can either attend in person or virtually.

Event date: Friday 29th October 2021

Time: 9.45am arrival for a 10am start

Booking deadline: Friday 22nd October 2021

To book a place please contact debbie.hulme@salford.gov.uk

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NCVO need your help to redesign how they work with their members, to better influence government:

  • Legitimacy and accountability: NCVO are a membership body that exists for and because of their members. It’s vital they are accountable to both their board of trustees and the wider membership Their work should be transparent to all members.
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Free online training sessions from Answer Cancer, the Greater Manchester Cancer Screening Engagement Programme.

Different dates and times in October, November and December are available to suit you.  

Cancer awareness saves lives. Every year thousands of people are diagnosed with Cancer. The earlier a cancer is detected, the better the outcome for the people involved. Early detection saves lives. Cancer screening saves lives. Why not top up your knowledge and confidence so that you can help yourself, your family members, community leaders and staff?

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GMCVO is looking for organisations that provide mental health support and have staff or want to recruit staff to become trainees in delivering Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) interventions within the VCSE sector.

If your organisation works with people who are experiencing mental health issues and you have staff or would like to recruit staff to be trained as a High-Intensity Therapist or Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, then you may be able to apply to obtain funding for the trainee place and their salary whilst training.

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