The UK Council on Deafness is organising a conference aimed at improving understanding of ‘Big Society’ and explore the sector’s role in ensuring deaf people can fully contribute to, and benefit from, ‘Big Society’.
Venue: The Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA
Date: Tuesday 21 June 2011
Time: 09:30am Registration, 10.00am – 16:15pm Conference
The day will be made up of the following four sessions:
- Session one – an opportunity for the Government to share its ‘Big Society’ vision, its three key parts and to present ‘Big Society’ programmes and initiatives
- Session two – responses from the voluntary sector at national and local levels
- Session three – this session will focus on three main issues:
- Is ‘Big Society’ big on equality? How can we make sure deaf people can participate fully in ‘Big Society’?
- Funding and Resourcing. How do we find / resource our ‘Big Society’ ideas / projects?
- Public Sector Service Deliver. Where are the opportunities and exactly how do we get involved?
- Session four – this session will seek to identify and co-ordinate the steps needed, by the sector, to ensure deaf people can fully contribute to, and benefit from ‘Big Society’
For more information about this conference please visit www.deafcouncil.org.uk/home.htm or contact Clare Long at firstname.lastname@example.org
This conference is essential if you want to explore and contribute to how ‘Big Society’ could improve the lives of deaf people.