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Stories, dancing and food at the Cultural Exchange!

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20 people, aged between 9 and 84, shared something from their community’s culture at the first 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange on 12th August 2017. The event was for people who volunteer or take social action in their communities in Stoke-on-Trent. A 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange offers people a chance to meet new people involved in [...]

Enabling Action – Our Top Tips for Volunteering for All!

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Enabling Action Network Event on 4th May was led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe that communities work best when everyone can get involved and that organisations can be flexible and give people support and control. Disabled people who volunteer or would like to, and staff from organisations who support volunteers, got together [...]

Great Stories and Celebration on 7th June with CHAD

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On Wednesday 7th June we held a Big Community Conversation and Celebration in partnership with CHAD at Staffordshire Universityy. Over 170 people took part in workshops, shared their stories of making a difference in their communities and were celebrated as community champions. Workshops  included Community research, measuring social value, digital skills for sharing your story, [...]

Culture Exchange Network event 12th August

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Saturday 12th August from 11am to 2pm All Saints Church Hall, Joiners Square, Leek Road, Hanley, ST1 You may be a volunteer or take social action in your community. • The Cultural Exchange is a chance to meet new people, • find out about the 1000 Lives Network and communities around the city, • share [...]

The Big Community Conversation and Celebration 7th June

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Celebrating “making a difference in our communities” 1000 Lives and CHAD FREE event Wednesday 7th June at the LRV, Staffordshire University, Leek Road Campus, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent  Listen Learn Share Celebrate Click to download The-Big-Community-Conversation invite  Meet other people making a contribution to their community, listen and share stories about what matters, find out how community [...]

Nominate a Community Champion you know for an Award on 7th June

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Is there a champion in your community? Do you know someone who has gone ‘the extra mile’, been an inspiration and helped their community? If so we’d love to hear from you. Nominate someone now! Awards are open to everyone in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire. All the nominated champions, and people who nominate them, [...]

Cultural Exchange event

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at a date to be confirmed in early Summer Stoke-on-Trent is one city with many diverse communities. 1000 Lives Network Friends come from many different communities. Share your cultural experiences. Learn from each other about our differences. Understand what we have in common – a belief that we can make a difference by getting together [...]

Enabling Action – volunteering for all!

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Enabling Action is a Network event led by disabled people for disabled people. Thursday 4th May  10.30am to 2.30pm at St Mark’s Church, in the community rooms, Shelton This event is for disabled people and organisations that want to support disabled people as volunteers. Communities work best when everyone can get involved. Organisations can be [...]

More Power To You!

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Find out how to influence important decisions in Stoke on Trent. Together we have a strong voice. Take part in the bid to be City of Culture 2021. Get involved in research about communities and health in the city with CHAD centre. Join in with plans for the Learning City project. Hear from parents fighting [...]

1000 Lives Network event 26th September 2016

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Join volunteers and community groups from across Stoke on Trent to share experience and support for social action. The September 2016 Network event will be at Bentilee Volunteers, The Pavilion, Bentilee Park, Ubberley Road, Bentilee, Stoke on Trent, ST2 0QS Help Bentilee volunteers with hands on activities, enjoy a free lunch, get information and Network. The event is Free. Please book. [...]