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Community First AGM 2018 - Tackling Loneliness and Isolation

 

Community First’s AGM  - Tackling Loneliness and Isolation

 

Thursday 15th November 2018

At Bishops Frome Village Hall - http://bishopsfromecentre.co.uk/

 

4.30pm - Arrival, Refreshments and Networking

5pm - Welcome and Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker - Brendan Cox - Loneliness and Isolation

Followed by AGM Business 

6.15pm to 6.45pm Networking and Buffet

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Brendan Cox is an international campaigner and activist. Since October 2015 he has been focussed on building more cohesive communities in the face of rising extremism, terrorism and populism. He co-founded More in Common. Prior to this he worked chiefly in conflict and development with the UN, Save the Children and Oxfam. Between 2008 and 2010, Cox served as Special Advisor for Africa and International Development to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Before that, he was Chief Executive of Crisis Action, a charity that works behind the scenes to address armed conflict and recently won the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. He started his career in the aftermath of the civil war in the former Yugoslavia working with children affected by the conflict. In 2011 he was appointed a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum  and in 2012 was selected as one of the top forty young leaders in international development by Devex.

Networking - catch up and make new contacts

A market place for VCSE organisations and groups will be available, to show what you do and to make information available. Please come at 4pm to find a space for your publicity. 

Please let us know if you are bringing a display or publicity materials: info@comfirst.org.uk

To book your place here - AGM Booking

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