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About this event
What can I expect from the peer to peer Group?
• Peer led – the structure and content of the sessions will be shaped according to the group’s priorities and interests
• Lots of discussion – plenty of opportunities to get to know each other, share learning, experiences and challenges, and find ways to work together and support each other
• Engaging learning content – delivered by organisations with experience of groundbreaking EDI work, including My Life My Choice
• Accessible – we want to make sure that this EDI peer to peer is inclusive, so please let us know how we can make the sessions work for you.
Who is it for?
It’s aimed at people who work in charities, social enterprises and purposeful businesses in Oxfordshire. If you’re committed to doing more in your organisation to further equality, diversity and inclusion, whether EDI is the main focus of your role, or it’s something you’re weaving into everything you do, then this is for you!
We’re all committed to making sure EDI is at the heart of our organisations and our work to make Oxfordshire better for everyone – but there can be challenges along the way! From considering what the key EDI considerations are for our organisations, to making sure that EDI remains a priority in the long term, this peer to peer is all about supporting each other to overcome those challenges. It’s a chance to work with like minded people from other local organisations to learn from each other’s experiences and insight, and develop ideas and strategies for making real progress on EDI.
How will the peer group work?
This will be a small group of around 8 – 10 peers. Spaces are limited in order to maximise the benefit for those participating. To apply, you’ll need to complete a short questionnaire to help us assess suitability and compatibility. You may receive a phone call as part of the application process. If you are not sure if this is an opportunity for you and want to find out more first, please get in touch. You must be able to attend all 4 sessions.
Registration for this peer to peer closes at 5 pm on 6th October.
Dates & Structure
• Wednesday 20th October – 12 to 3 pm
• Wednesday 1st December – 12 to 3 pm
• Wednesday 12th January – 12 to 3 pm
• Wednesday 23rd February – 12 to 3 pm
The sessions will be in person, changes & guidance permitting, and will be held in the large training room at Restore on Manzil Way, Oxford, OX4 1YH.
We’ll start each time getting to know each other over lunch –bring your own or buy from the cafe.
Khosar Khan – Khosar is currently Programmes Manager at Oxford Hub.
A local resident, with over 10 years of national and international teaching experience. She has a particular interest in working with individuals and community groups to navigate life’s challenges and holding space to explore different perspectives and opinions.
Katharine Howell – Katharine is currently Development Manager at Oxford Hub.
Relatively new to the social sector, her background includes working (and having tricky EDI conversations!) in publishing, anthropology and university administration.
Oxford Hub is one of 5 eScalate hubs in Oxfordshire. It’s vision is one of a cohesive community in which everyone is empowered to give and receive support from the people around them. With Oxford Hub people can create a positive impact through practical volunteering, placements with local charities and by incubating new social action projects and social enterprises.
For more information about the eScalate programme, visit www.oxfordshirelep.com/escalate
Please note that this webinar is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is delivered as part of the eScalate programme to help SMEs. By engaging in this programme you are being offered assistance under the De Minimis regulation which allows a company to receive up to but not exceeding €200,000 of public funding (at the applicable exchange rate) of De Minimis aid over a rolling three-tax year fiscal period. This de minimis declaration does not cover undertakings engaged in: the primary production of agricultural goods and fisheries/aquaculture, road freight, services of general economic interest and export related activities and activities favouring domestic over imported goods. Please note, support cannot be given to undertakings (businesses) in difficulty. In order to receive support from this programme, you will be required to complete an application form and other relevant documentation.
EnSpire Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to help connect people to the entrepreneurship resources they need, and to promote entrepreneurship across Oxfordshire.
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