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SEND Workshop : All Our Concern

Workshop : All Our Concern Addressing the Special Education Needs & Disabilities & Mental Health Needs of Liverpool’s BME Communities At FACT Monday 21st September 2015  – 1.30 pm –   What’s the aim? This event follows up from the ‘Whose Concern?’ workshop earlier this year. Its aim is to review current initiatives and ideas as to how to effectively engage with Liverpool’s Black &Minority Ethnic (BME) communities and improve their health outcomes. This in turn is a priority for the Healthy Liverpool Programme. Who is this for? Anyone working in the area of...

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Getting By?

      Praxis is proud to be working with the Getting By? project in 2014. Getting By? aims to tell the story of  thousands of working families who are struggling on low incomes in the face of everything from wage freezes and welfare cuts to spiralling energy costs and cuts in essential services. Starting in the next few weeks, the year-long project will use personal stories and a team of community researchers to shine a light on the experiences of 30 Liverpool families as they cope with the realities of life in 21st century Britain. The initial idea for Getting By? came from...

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Liverpool Mayor’s Hope Conference

Praxis reported the outcomes of the Hope conference in July 2013 aimed at tackling poverty in the City and is working with the Mayor’s Poverty Action Group. This follows on from our work in helping facilitate the work of the Liverpool Fairness Commission and in reporting its findings in June 2012. The Commission has developed the Fairness Charter with recommendations that will help shape public sector strategies for service provision based on sound evidence and best practice.   Click the link below to download a copy of the report. Report of Mayoral conference...

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Merseyside Hate Crime Conference 2012

  Praxis team members Paul Kyprianou and Kath Hennell facilitated this event, held at the Crowne Plaza, Speke in November 2012. The conference was attended by a wide range of delegates engaged in supporting the victims of hate crime, in prevention and awareness raising, policing and convicting of perpetrators. Nearly 100 people took part including elected Members, Police Officers, representatives from Registered Social Landlords (RSLs), voluntary sector agencies and statutory organisations from across Merseyside. The conference provided an opportunity to reflect on achievements and to...

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Wirral NHS – Quitting the Habit

We are delighted to have been awarded our fourth annual contract to monitor smoking prevalence amongst some of the poorest areas in Wirral. Previous studies have shown a steady reduction in the number of regular smokers. The study also looks at quitting behaviour and the motivations behind the high numbers who want to quit the habit. This year the study is being combined with a health and well-being study

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Equality and Diversity – A Decade of Achievement

Praxis has been commissioned to produce a legacy document highlighting the achievements and lessons to be learned by Liverpool Primary Care Trust in respect to their previous ten years work in the areas of equality and diversity.

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