In 2018 it will be 100 years since the first women secured the right to vote in the UK. Yet 100 years on, we are still fighting for gender equality. The Pankhurst Centre sees the social injustice still faced by women every single day and are calling you to action to help them to do something special for women and children in 2018: to build a Suffragette Garden to commemorate the work of Emmeline Pankhurst and the incredible Suffragette Women 100 years on, and foster the well-being of women still experiencing social injustice today.
The NHS would like to know more about your thoughts of your cancer screening experience(s) within Greater Manchester and whether cancer screening is or is not a good opportunity to talk to people about healthy lifestyles and promote other cancer screening opportunities. A series of group discussions is taking place around Greater Manchester on behalf of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.
Europia proudly presents the very 1st "Europia Women's Awards". A celebration of all the amazing achievements of the European females (but not only) of Greater Manchester. An opportunity to highlight the contributions of European communities in the local society.
“The executive and members of the Faith Network for Manchester (FN4M) express our horror at yet another Islamophobic attack. Yet another arson attack has been perpetrated against the Nasfat Mosque, which has gutted the building this time. This is an unacceptable act and we are united with people of all faiths and none in deploring all hate crimes. We stand in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters, especially with those members and congregants of the Nasfat Manchester Islamic Centre.
I'm delighted to share a blog written by Dr Sohail Munshi, reflecting on the response to the events at the MEN Arena this week. (Click here to read Macc's response)
I’ve never written a blog before so this is a first.
We have pulled together a range of information collected so far about the additional support local charities & community organisations are offering in the aftermath of the events.
Scroll down to the foot of the page to view the updates.
Helplines and official contact information
So, here we are again.
Among the many questions raised by last year's EU Referendum, is whether charities and voluntary organisations and social enterprises were too quiet in the debate. I'd say this was definitely the case.
You know that game where you have to pick the people, living or dead, you’d most like to have round a dinner table? Being a bit of an ideas geek, I have a similar thing about who I’d like to hear speak at my dream conference. I’m lucky that I occasionally get to hear some brilliant speakers from the world of charities and social enterprises.
Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017 is taking place from Monday 6 - Sunday 12 February with over 40 events taking place across the city.
This annual event, now in its fifth year supports voluntary organisations to hold events to raise awareness of hate crime in Manchester, encourage reporting, promote community cohesion and celebrate diversity.
We have extended the deadline to complete our State of the Sector survey to 18 December 2016.
We would like to encourage your organisation to complete our important survey as we want to know how the government cuts and economic recession have affected our sector. We need to know how many groups have lost funding, how many have had to reduce services and how many have had to close or are facing closure. But also how we continue to work together providing valuable services and support to the people of Manchester.