This practical workshop will look at where power is in London and how you can use it, particularly in relation to housing, families, health and welfare.
Tuesday 26th February 2013
Southwark Group of Tenants Organisation, 19 Buller Close, Peckham, London, SE15 6UJ. (Click here for a map)
Buses: 12, 63, 78, 343, 363, 381, 171, 176. Stop: Commercial Way
Tea and coffee from 10:30am; meeting starts at 11am and ends at 2:30pm.
Lunch and childcare provided • Travel costs can also be refunded
RSVP: 020 7703 3231 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or by joining our Facebook event page.
By the end of the workshop you will:
- know about several kinds of power you can use
- have an overview of the main agencies that affect you (such as the Council, housing, government, health services, education, etc.)
- know what are the two most important keys to power
- take one step to increase your power and influence
The workshop will include time for discussion and questions as well as practical information about who does what about things you care about and how to contact them.
The workshop will be run by Titus Alexander, author of Campaigning is OK! a practical guide and convenor of Democracy Matters. He was Director of Policy at People Can (formerly Novas Scarman), the social justice charity. He is a co-founder of Parenting UK, the Self-Esteem Network, Charter 99, a campaign for global democracy, and Action for A Global Climate Community. He is also an experienced facilitator, trainer and keynote speaker.