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Social Prescribing in Manchester - A VCSE manifesto

30 March, 2020 - 13:30 to 16:30

Social prescribing (Be Well) is now operating across Manchester. A core element of the social prescribing model is linking people with long-term needs to neighbourhood organisations and assets, many of which are VCSE organisations.

It is good that the value of the VCSE sector is being recognised by the statutory sector as essential to people’s health and wellbeing. However, this is also highlighting a number of issues including;

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Macc Policy Network Meeting

29 May, 2018 - 09:30 to 11:00

The Macc Policy Network is an opportunity for people involved in the voluntary sector across Manchester to learn from each other about what is happening in policy and strategy in the city. The more we share, the more effective we can be.

In this first network meeting, members of the Macc Policy and Influence Team will talk about the wide range of strategic discussions we are involved in and share our views on future directions and opportunities. There’ll be plenty of time for discussion and getting to know each other.

Community Reporter Training - Homelessness

30 November, 2017 - 10:00 to 1 December, 2017 - 15:00

We think that people telling their own stories about the experiences that matter to them, and that are important to their lives is powerful stuff. Community Reporting is all about storytelling. At the heart of what we do is helping people to find their voice and describe their own realities through storytelling. We use basic digital skills and pocket technology such as smartphones and tablets to support people to tell their own stories, in their own ways.

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