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Engagement & Participation Week

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Book yourself onto all three webinars in our Engagement & Participation Week and get £10 off!

The webinars during this week include Everyday Participation: The Seven Modes 2pm – 4.30pm on 21 October, Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement 10.30am - 1pm on 24 October, and Intersectionality and Economics 2pm – 4.30pm on 28 October.

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Everyday Participation: The Seven Modes 

  • Introduction to the concept of “everyday participation”.
  • Inspiring examples from a wide range of organisations.
  • Hands-on exercises for shared learning and ideation.
  • An opportunity to prototype a participation idea.
  • Key contemporary trends in participation and active citizenship.
  • How and why mission-led organisations can get participation wrong.
  • The Seven Modes of Everyday Participation: a practical toolkit.


Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement

  • Exploring the radical nature of community work.
  • Mapping barriers to authentic community engagement.
  • Addressing inequalities and injustice in your community context.
  • Practical tools and methods to build meaningful relationships with a broad range of community stakeholders.


Intersectionality and Economics

  • An introduction to intersectionality theory in relation to economics/the economy.
  • Practical guidance on how and why to apply an intersectional lense to policy making.
  • A chance to raise questions, make contact, and discuss with others interested in intersectionality and economics.
  • Inter-what... are we even talking about? Definitions and theoretical framework.
  • Intersectionality in the context of economics/the economy: why does it matter?
  • How can intersectional analysis serve as a tool to counter inequalities through policy making?

Everyday Participation: The Seven Modes 

  • An enriched view of what participation can look like for your organisation.
  • A practical toolkit for developing new participation ideas.
  • A prototype of an new participatory opportunity to trial.


Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement

  • An enriched idea of how community engagement can work for your organisation.
  • A practical toolkit for building more authentic relationships in community.


Intersectionality and Economics

  • A theoretical grip of intersectionality and its relevance in the context of economics/policy design.
  • An idea of how to apply intersectional analysis to policy making and its challenges.
  • Recommendations for further reading and video material on all of the above and hopefully also some motivation to engage with it.

Everyday Participation: The Seven Modes 

  • Co-ops.
  • Social enterprises.
  • Community businesses.
  • Social and community projects and initiatives.


Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement

  • Community practitioners and leaders.
  • Community businesses.
  • Social and community projects and initiatives.


Intersectionality and Economics

Everyone who has an interest in/is puzzled by intersectionality in the context of economics – no prior knowledge required.

Everyday Participation: The Seven Modes 

Oliver Holtaway is a senior strategist at New Citizenship Project, a think tank and consultancy committed to building a more participatory society and economy. Oliver is also involved in the community ownership movement through his involvement with Bath City FC.


Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement

Stephanie Gamauf is the Co-Founder of OurSpace, a grant-funded multi-partner programme working across community centres in Lambeth to build locally-rooted leadership capacity and to design new solutions towards greater diversity and inclusion. She recently published the OurSpace Toolkit for Inclusive Spaces, a collection of practical tools and advice for community practitioners. 

Previously to this, she worked as Head of Programmes and Community at Impact Hub Brixton, a community-focused co-working space. Stephanie has extensive experience in supporting the growth of local businesses, and working on community-led placemaking. She designed and delivered enterprise programmes for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Her management of 'Open Project Night', a platform for community innovation in Brixton supported the growth of more than 130 local ventures.

Stephanie holds a MA in International Development from the University of Sheffield, and has worked on urban development and UN programmes in Kenya, Mexico, and Austria.

Intersectionality and Economics

Teresa Linzner is an experienced researcher with a background in economics and philosophy. As such she has covered topics ranging from philosophy of science, including philosophy of economics, to theories of justice, feminist philosophy, and economics, as well as philosophy of language. Currently she is working at the Austrian charity VOLONTARIAT bewegt where she coordinates voluntary services in educational youth projects in the Global South. In the past she led not only on research but also on communications and campaigns at UK-based charity Promoting Economic Pluralism. She is an engaging workshop facilitator and always looking to explore topics from new angles as brought in by participants.

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