Change that leads to better lives

Roundtable Discussion on Housing

Date: Monday 1st April

Time: 10.45 for 11am until 2pm

Venue: Newcastle Civic Centre NE1 8QH

Please note that it is an invite only event.

Purpose:

  • To bring together individuals and organisations to look at housing and how it meets the rights of all people, regardless of their age or disability, to have choice and control and be included in the community.
  • To discuss and develop a collective sense of what’s great out there and what needs to change, alongside the ambition of creating a plan, with the voice of people at the heart, for genuine change.
  • To take away some key actions and areas for development.

A focus of the discussion will be on the remaining barriers of implementing Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Agenda:

  • 10.45 - Arrival. Tea & Coffee
  • 11.00 - Welcome & introductions. Purpose of the day
  • 11.15 - Guest Presentation: details to follow
  • 11.30 - Round Table discussion
  • 12.15 - Guest Presentation: details to follow
  • 12.30 - Round Table discussion
  • 13.15 - Conclusions, actions and next steps
  • 13.30 - Lunch
  • 14.00 - Close

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