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International Women’s Day events

Hulme International Women’s Day Thursday 7 March, 1pm and 2pm Meet: G86 Lecture Theatre 2, Brooks Building MMU Birley Campus As part of Hulme International Women’s Day, local councillors and MMU are hosting a series of workshops for Hulme women: residents, students, workers are all welcome. Refreshments provided. There’s a choice of two sessions each […]

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Bringing the River Irk to Life Consultation

Bringing the River Irk to Life is an ambitious project which aims to develop a collaborative vision for the River Irk’s future. Groundwork MSST In partnership with the Environment Agency want to find out how the River Irk is currently being used and how people would like to use it in the future. They want […]

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Grow Wild Youth-led Project Funding

Grow Wild are offering anyone aged 14-25 the chance to apply for £500 to lead a project that celebrates UK native wildflowers and fungi in exciting and engaging ways. That’s because Grow Wild are all about UK native wildflowers and fungi. They’re amazing and beautiful, even mind-blowing! Wildflowers support our pollinators, but the UK has […]

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GM Talent Match legacy – New support programme for hidden young people announced

Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) has secured funding to deliver the Greater Manchester Talent Match Hidden Young People programme. GMCVO were the lead partner in the original Greater Manchester Talent Match partnership, part of a national, five-year Big Lottery-funded programme which supported young people furthest from employment, and will oversee the direction of […]

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Get involved in Manchester Museum’s Heritage Futures exhibition

Manchester Museum is looking to support new programmes, projects or events that respond to its new Heritage Futures exhibition and are inviting community groups, creative practitioners and researchers to put forward their ideas. Manchester Museum They are interested in ideas that are original, ambitious in scale, or would allow you to try something new, and […]

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Emotion-sensing technology to help young carers express social isolation through music

A new project will use cutting-edge ‘emotion-sensing’ technology to explore feelings of loneliness and social isolation experienced by young carers – and help them create music to give voice to their feelings. Launched on Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January), Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, and Manchester Metropolitan University, will develop and trial the new technology. […]

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Let’s Talk. Period Workshop

Plan International UK are delivering the Let’s Talk. Period project in partnership with Brook, funded by Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). They are excited to announce the date of the Let’s Talk. Period Workshop for the North West Region which is taking place on Wednesday 13 March, 10am – 4pm at Manchester Art […]

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Writing a Good Theory of Change

This workshop on 26 March, 10am-1pm at the Green Fish Resource Centre will support you to understand the principles and terminology behind Theories of Change and create your own basic Theory of Change. A Theory of Change (or ToC) is a way to illustrate and/or describe how the outcomes of your organisation’s work happen over […]

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Paid work placements with Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Are you a Manchester resident, aged 16-24 and looking for paid work experience with real opportunity for progression? The My Future programme will give you the chance to do a 4-week pre-employment training course at Manchester College and 13 weeks paid work experience in a clinical (health care assistant) and non-clinical (administration) role with Manchester […]

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A Playful Project: Experimenting with the ‘Living Charter for Youth Rights’

This process of engagement seeks to sit alongside more formal processes of Youth Representation. It does not aim to be representative or necessarily represent shared demands or a manifesto, but to be a process for expressing hopes and dreams. In making claims to rights, it will be made clear by whom and from where these […]

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