Is it possible to move on from low paid work? Ethnicity and in-work poverty research workshops

   

Is it possible to move on from low paid work?

Voice4Change England are hosting free interactive workshops to explore ethnicity and in-work poverty in London and Greater Manchester

Following on from an earlier series of workshops and intensive case study research across four areas in England and Scotland, these action-oriented workshops will provide delegates with an opportunity to:

  • Discuss key findings from research commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, including factors which contribute to in-work poverty, & possible routes out of poverty
  • Consider the implications of the findings for key stakeholders, including employment policies and practices, anti-poverty work and employability initiatives
  • Facilitate partnership working and capacity building in this area
  • Lunch and networking

The Bolton, Manchester workshop will be taking place on:

25 February 2013

09:15-13:30

The Bolton Hub

Bold Street

Bolton, BL1 1LS

Speakers include:

Kate Green - MP Stretford and Urmston & Shadow Spokesperson for Women and Equality

Professsor Jane Wills – Professor of Human Geography, Queen Mary University of London

Karen Jochelson, Director of Policy (Employment and the Economy), Equality and Human Rights Commission

Dr Maria Hudson - Employment and Social Policy Researcher and Analyst & Director of Hudson Research

Event flier for the Bolton workshop here

Register for the Bolton Workshop here

 

We invite employers, trade unions, anti-poverty organisations, government agencies and the voluntary and community sector in these cities to register and take part .

Places for these FREE workshops are limited. Book online using the links provided above, email

rushena@voice4change-england.co.uk or Phone 020 7697 4242

These events are FREE and part of a research project commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to examine the relationship between low income households, ethnicity, workplace cultures and social mobility. The research is being carried out by a consortium of researchers led by Dr Maria Hudson and Dr Gina Netto involving Voice4Change England and CEMVO Scotland. For more information about the research, contact Maria Hudson a maria@hudson-research.co.uk