Community Sector and Climate Change Event 20 Feb 2010

CSC Climate Change event

Common Ground for Local Action*

- testing the links between localists, the community sector and climate change campaigning

*In conjunction with UCL Bartlett School of Planning – Michael Edwards

Date: Saturday 20th February 2010

Time: 12.30 to 5 p.m.

Venue: The Roberts Foyer, University College London (UCL) Engineering Building, London WC1E 7JE >>map
(facing Waterstones, Torrington Place; ground floor, venue fully accessible)

You need to book a place: email matt [at] or telephone 020 7336 9461

We need to know numbers to plan the event, so let us know if you are coming.


Midday: Registration & Networking

1.00: Setting the scene – including talks by:

Mark Barrett (CRD) - The Campaign for Real Democracy: aims and actions
Eileen Conn – Community Development Network - Taking local action
Matt Scott – CSC / CDNL) - The 3rd Sector, Social Justice and Civil Society
Maria Adebowale – Capacity Global – Climate change community action
Chris Church - Low Carbon Communities Network – Supporting voluntary action on Climate Change

2.00 – 4.00: Open Space exercise

4.00 – 5.00: Agreements, conclusions, ways forward

Objectives for the day

  • To explore common ground across localist, third sector and climate change agendas
  • Using an open space process find out where the interest is – including identifying issues, solutions and actions
  • Drawing on what comes out of the open space, set out areas of consensus and future collective action
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