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Greater Manchester Women and Girls’ Equality Panel

14 Jul 2020 - 09:20 by michelle.foster

gmcaGreater Manchester is establishing a Women and Girls’ Equality Panel to accelerate gender equality, enabling women and girls to live their best life in Greater Manchester.

The Panel will work to ensure that all women and girls, across the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester, have equality of opportunity to start well, live well and age well.

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GM Poverty Action Annual Impact survey

9 Jul 2020 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

gmpaGM Poverty Action have launched their Annual Impact Survey to find out more about how people in their network feel about their work, what they value and the different ways in which GMPA has impact.

The findings will help inform GMPA’s work and support them when making a case to funders and other stakeholders.

The survey should take around ten minutes to complete.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 1 July 2020

2 Jul 2020 - 14:21 by michelle.foster

gmpaIn the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action look at what is being done to get child poverty back on the national agenda and introduce a new member of their team working with a Poverty Truth Commission and share information about Stockport’s integrated support. There are also updates from the GM Living Wage on the campaign and Citizens Advice about their out-of-hours helpline service.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 10 June 2020

18 Jun 2020 - 14:03 by michelle.foster

gmpaIn the latest newsletter GMPA look ahead with an editorial piece by Graham Whitham on how to go about tackling poverty in the aftermath of the pandemic. There is a write up on a webinar discussing positive examples of co-production during the crisis and an update on the GM Living Wage campaign. Staying with the Living Wage, there is a focus on Bolton and there is information about a new study on the impact of Covid-19 on food support in GM.

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Macc statement and support for Black Lives Matter

11 Jun 2020 - 14:41 by michelle.foster

Black Lives MatterGeorge Floyd was murdered. He was not the first victim of police brutality and nor is America the only country in which this happens.

At Macc we want to express our solidarity and support to the Black Lives Matter movement and for our brothers and sisters in Minneapolis, Manchester and around the world who are rightly fighting for racial and social justice.

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Greater Manchester Social Value network May 2020 Newsletter

29 May 2020 - 08:57 by michelle.foster

gmsvnThis newsletter is part of the work that the Greater Manchester Social Value network (GMSVN) does to share what social value is happening across Greater Manchester and beyond. The network aims to champion social value by promoting great examples which, can be easily incorporated into everyday working practices and to inspire organisations, groups and business to adopt this approach to their core work.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 20 May 2020

20 May 2020 - 15:40 by michelle.foster

gmpaIn the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter it reports on a joint call for national action on child poverty and a letter to the Chancellor from GM VCSE groups. There is an article on the LockdownLIVEs project and another letter to the Government about holiday hunger. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation share a guide on framing the poverty message during the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is information about a fund for unpaid carers.

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GM VCSE leaders are asking the Government for urgent help

14 May 2020 - 09:55 by michelle.foster

Chairs of GMCVO, the GM VCSE Leadership Group, the GM BAME Network and GM BAME SE Network and the GM Social Enterprise Network have written to the Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak asking for more support for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

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