Dundee workshop on Community Empowerment Act - 1st March

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act came into effect on the 1st April 2017 and communities in Scotland can now make use of it!

Lochee Community Group are kindly hosting this free workshop for community organisations, which will be delivered by CHEX.

This is a chance to find out what the Act contains and how community–led health organisations and other groups they work with can make use of it in order to take forward the sorts of things they want to do. As well as providing a general overview, the workshop will introduce you to:

  • How community organisations can use participation requests to start a dialogue with public bodies, including health boards and local authorities, about things that matter to them.
  • Changes to community planning and how community groups might be able to have their voice heard.
  • Provisions around asset transfer and community right to buy land.

The workshop will take place on Thursday 1 March 2018, 1pm - 4pm, at Lochee Community Group, Block 31, the old Levi’s factory, Dunsinane Avenue, Dundee DD2 3QF

Please register at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MQ37T6J

If you have any difficulties registering please contact Andrew Paterson at CHEX on 0141 222 4837 or email andrew@scdc.org.uk.

Download the flyer containing the above details here.

Note: We have received a lot of interest for these events, both in terms of attending and hosting workshops. Thanks to everyone who repsonded and sorry if we haven't managed to put an event on near you. We'll get back to everyone with further learning opprotunities around the Act through CHEX and SCDC's work.

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