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National Lottery Community Fund - North West Women And Girls Learning Event

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National Lottery Community Fund - North West Women And Girls Learning Event

How can the voluntary, community and social enterprises (VCSE) sector work together with funders and commissioners to improve the lives of women and girls?

Come and explore strategies and solutions to the challenges posed by domestic abuse, sexual harassment, Covid-19 and strained finances.

The event offers opportunities to:

• Share learning on good practice and impactful approaches, including learning from The National Lottery Fund’s £44.5 million Women and Girls Initiative and the Tampon Tax

• Explore solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the sector, from partnership working to inclusivity

• Better understand the challenges faced by foundations, commissioners, policymakers and service providers

• Connect with relevant colleagues and explore how we could network going forward.

• Spark ideas for new collaborative working and systems change

If you work in policy, housing, children’s services, VCSE sector , commissioning, funding or providing services – this event is for

Speakers and panellists include:

Claire Dove CBE, Crown Representative of the VCSE Sector for UK Government

Emily Spurrell, Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside

Sophy Proctor, Senior Head of Strategic Programmes, The National Lottery Community Fund

Dr Sara Scott, Director at DMSS, Learning Partner in The National Lottery Community Fund Women and Girls Initiative

Aliyah Dunbar Hussain, Solace Women’s Aid, Labyrinth Project

Safina Islam, Chair of Ananna and Head of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre and Education Trust at Manchester University

This event has been co-created and will be co-delivered by the following organisations:

DMSS Research, Greater Manchester Women’s Support Alliance, Idle Women, Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid, Saheli, Savera UK, Stockport Women’s Centre and The National Lottery Community Fund.

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest community funder in the UK – and is proud to award money raised by National Lottery players to communities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Since June 2004, we have made over 200,000 grants and awarded over £9 billion.