Community Wellbeing & Resilience Week – 23-27 Nov 2020
As communities cope with and recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic what can be done to support and build up wellbeing and resilience in communities across Wales? What role should the social housing sector play and how can communities be involved?
Find out more during our ‘Community Wellbeing & Resilience Week’. We have organised a varied and interesting programme of online events designed to share the latest information, insight and ideas.
A summary of these exciting event is below – for more information and to book see our ‘events’ pages
Monday 23rd November: 11am – 12.30pm
Shaping our Future Communities - Webinar
For this topical new webinar we’ve lined up three insightful and inspiring speakers who will discuss the current and future challenges facing communities in Wales. They will also offer suggestions for how we can help to build neighbourhoods that are resilient and sustainable.
Sophie Howe - The Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.
Helen Cunningham - Bevan Foundation
Ian Williams – Welsh Government.
Tuesday 24th November: 11am – 12.30pm
Community Regeneration: What works? – Staff Forum.
For all staff involved in Community Regeneration (exclusively for TPAS Cymru member organisations)
Join us on this online forum to find out about some exciting and innovative community regeneration projects from across Wales. How have the projects succeeded? Lessons learnt? How to help make projects sustainable for the community?
We will hear from:
Grwp Cynefin talking about Y Shed – what it has achieved so far and the role of the community in taking the project forward
Pobl Group sharing insights from a range of regeneration projects within their communities
Thursday 26th November: 1.30pm – 3pm
Online Tenants Forum - Community Involvement in Practice – an exciting opportunity for tenants and residents in their communities
This informal forum is for any tenants who are keen to hear about a range of ideas for community projects, how they work, what difference they make and practical tips for getting people in communities involved. Lucy Powell, from an inspiring organisation called Outside Lives will answer questions and share her wide knowledge of working with residents and communities.
Friday 27th November: 10am - 11am
An interactive session with Wales’s first Library of Things
This free session with Ella Smillie, Director and co-founder of Benthyg - Borrow Don't Buy (www.benthyg.org), Wales’s first (and so far only) Library of Things to tell the story of Benthyg.org in Cardiff and answer your questions about how it works. A Library of Things hold those items like e.g. power drills, tents, musical instruments, lawnmowers etc which people can borrow at low-prices as required. Benthyg has started that revolution in Wales so why not learn more and discuss with its co-founder.