Where Now and What Next for Independent Voices? 10 March

Where Now and What Next for Independent Voices?
Your invitation to a Witness Seminar – Friday 10th March 2017 1pm – 5pm
London Welsh Centre, 157–163 Grays Inn Rd, London, WC1X 8UE
Dear NCIA people – here it is! You’ve been waiting for details of the NCIA Witness seminar on Friday 10th March. Here it is! See poster attached and don’t forget to register. 
You are: active in a civil society group, voluntary or community-based organisation, activist, faith-based, campaigning or radical action group
We will all: explore contemporary challenges for independent voice in a 2017 context, one year on from NCIA’s formal closure
What we will do: Workshops • Speakers • Discussion • Carousel • Action
Chose themes, bring themes, or organise your own 5 minute stand up-
Here are some so far…..
  • ‘Peace of Cake’: creating alternatives to mistrust and hostility
  • Building strength-based community centred alternative care
  • Initiatives in supporting refugees and migrants
  • What about populist movements now     
  • Satirical art workshop
  • What you bring
  • Free speech – who said that?
  • Creative, critical thinking initiatives
  • Whatever happened to youth work?
  • Experience of local charters for radical voluntary action
  • Progress on citizenship and community international initiatives
Register for more info:
Please email ‘Yes I’m coming to NCIA witness seminar’ in the subject line to: ausgesucht@yahoo.co.uk
Back catalogue? Read: National Coalition for Independent Action’s (NCIA) www.independentaction.net/about-NCIA  

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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