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February Events & Opportunities

February 2nd, 2024

⭐️ Agbero Regional Roadshows

Did you see the news about the launch of Agbero 2100? Read more here. The regional roadshow dates are below. To find out more about these areas, the research it is based on and how to join Agbero, please head over to one of the events in your region supported by our partners, The Phoenix Way.

The workshops start on 13 February 2024:  

1. North East and Cumbria - Tues 13 Feb 

  1. North West - Weds 14 Feb 

  1. Yorkshire and Humber - Thurs 15 Feb 

  1. Midlands - Tues 20th Feb 

  1. London and South East - Weds 28th Feb 

  1. South West (To be confirmed) 

Please register for the Agbero Regional Events using Eventbrite on the links above. For more information about the Agbero 2100 programme, please visit:

⭐️Nominate someone for  Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship 

The nominations to select the next cohort of entrepreneurs to join the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum are now open!

Please do recommend some great social entrepreneurs you know of. Nominate them here: and share among your networks of people who are working with social entrepreneurs to nominate too.

⭐️Yvonne shares openly, as a University of Bradford Alumni

There was a warm and intimate conversation last November, between alum Yvonne Field OBE, Founder and CEO of the Ubele Initiative, and students Leon Breheney and Rosa Sargent, President and Vice-President of the University of Bradford’s Social Justice Society.

Yvonne spoke about her journey from her time as a student at the University of Bradford, to her current experience as a Change Agent, Social Entrepreneur, Strategist and Social Justice Campaigner. Leon and Rosa also share their experiences as current students and the work they do in our city and region as members of the Social Justice Society at the University. Watch here

⭐️Right Queer Right Now
23 - 25 February and 1 - 3 March 2024

Right Queer Right Now was a widely successful Weekend Festival presented in 2020 with Theatre in the Mill and New Queers on the Block. Right Queer Right Now aims to represent contemporary queer arts and culture during LGBTQIA+ history month. The aim is to look outwards and beyond by placing a queer trans, people of colour lens on TiM's work. Read more

⭐️Haringey Walks & Community Walks News

Free Guided Wellbeing Walks for Haringey Residents Haringey Wellbeing walks, are free, guided walks for Haringey residents. Supporting mental and physical health, reducing isolation and helping residents to better know their borough, one another and feeling part of the community. Wellbeing walks have already started for 2024 and are being delivered weekly for all residents to enjoy. Call Anita, Walks co-ordinator for details 07973 571 921 or visit the Haringey website for details: Haringey Wellbeing walks

⭐️The Tottenham Talking peer community

Wednesday 7th February 2024 between 16:00-18:00 at Chestnuts Community Centre

The Tottenham Talking peer community reflective practice sessions are aimed at staff, facilitators and peers delivering services for voluntary and grassroots organisations in Haringey. We aim to offer a space to reflect on what it can be like to work in a community facing project, different ways of working, challenges you are facing and help make connections with other community workers in Haringey. We see it as an opportunity to be part of a reflective network of people working across the borough and a chance to build a greater shared understanding of the work we do together. If you have any questions, please contact us on 

We invite you and your colleagues to meet with us and other community workers at this event.

⭐️What are key challenges for London in the year ahead?

Trust for London has published a handy article on some of the key challenges for London in 2024 and how we can tackle them together. With contributions from the London Housing Panel, IMIX, Employment Legal Advice Network and Disabled People Against Cuts, the article looks at what the year ahead holds for the housing crisis, migration, work and social security. Although each of these areas has many challenges, “the hope that comes with a national mood for change must be accompanied by steadfast action by civil society”. Read more here

Jack Petchey Internship Programme 2024-25 

Our member, the Jack Petchey Foundation has opened up applications for their annual internship programme, which aims to support young people on their first step towards being future leaders in the youth sector. With opportunities starting from March 2024, interns receive a full salary, a training bursary of £1,000, six professional development workshops delivered by experts on topics such as how to manage a work-life balance, as well as access to a personal mentor to help them grow in their skills. If that sounds like you or someone you know, check out the details here.

⭐️Get support selling online through eBay for Change

The eBay for Change programme has supported more than 300 social enterprises to set up shop and boost their business online – and now’s your chance to join.

The free programme combines personalised training, fee reductions and discounts to help you scale your online sales.  Join the Zoom call to learn more with our introductory webinars on 15 February at 6pm and 20 February at 10am.

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