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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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Liverpool University Seminars Announced: Challenges for Evaluation

An autumn 2015 series of seminars organised by the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the University of Liverpool working in collaboration with Praxis and sponsored by the UK Evaluation Society   Each of these seminars will address the current state of evaluation in the area of focus and will explore the challenges facing evaluators working within them.  Many different types of evaluation are conducted across service organisations, government agencies, third sector organisations, community projects and academic departments across the north-west just as is the case in other geographical regions....

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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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