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Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance Launch
08/05/2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance will involve people from all walks of life, to co-produce a Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss what we could achieve together, to explain how the alliance will work, and to invite participants to join one of the sub-groups. When you book you will be invited to express an interest in one or more of the alliance sub-groups – you will not be held to these expressions of interest, they are just to help us plan the meeting.
We ask every organisation that works with people who have lived experience of food poverty, ‘experts by experience’, to encourage some of them to attend the meeting.
Food will be provided free of charge, and travel costs can be reimbursed for people who would not otherwise be able to afford it, if they present tickets, receipts or other evidence of expense.
13:00 Arrive, register, and get lunch
13:40 Presentations from leaders and experts (speakers TBC)
14:20 The aims of the GM Food Poverty Alliance
14:30 Group discussion – What do we need to do in order to achieve aims?
14:50 Introduce themes for sub-group meetings
15:00 Themed sub-group meetings
15:45 Next steps, thanks and close
Notes: The venue has a lift up to the first floor where the event will take place. Food will be provided so please arrive at 1pm so we can serve food and start the meeting on time. Travel costs can be reimbursed for people who would not otherwise be able to attend, if they present tickets, receipts or other evidence of expense.