News Archive: March 2019
I have been hosting the North East Criminal Justice Forum for two years now and it is always difficult to ensure you get the correct balance between speakers, networking and discussion. I have tried half day sessions; themed forums; voluntary sector only and many more.
I think I have finally got the balance right. This latest forum was non-themed and had six speakers, which may seem a lot but it worked!
'Digital', 'innovation', and of course don't forget 'digital innovation' are buzz words at the moment, particularly within the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector.
By Koldo Casla and Anya Bonner, Just Fair.
Last November, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, visited Newcastle and North Shields as part of his mission to investigate the causes and consequences of poverty in the UK.
Lisa Goodwin, Deputy Chief Executive of VONNE reflects here on her role promoting innovation within the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in the North East.
Last night, while I was attempting (unsuccessfully) to fit a drawer back on to its runners for the tenth time, a quotation which was used in our recent Introduction to Innovation workshop came back to me: