Initiatives

Our Black Country Near Neighbours team are currently running Real People Honest Talk in Wolverhampton, after successful programmes in Walsall and Sandwell
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Places of Welcome is a growing network of local community groups providing their neighbourhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect and contribute
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Two local charities are joining forces to set up a buddying scheme, making it easier for people to get the best out of living in Lichfield.
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Creating a movement for financial inclusion in the Black Country (Photo by Colin Watts on Unsplash)
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Creating Dementia-Friendly Churches at the heart of Dementia-Friendly Communities
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“The scale of modern slavery and human trafficking is increasing steadily and the threat is growing.” National Crime Agency
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We Chair one of the Black Country’s multiagency Anti-Slavery partnerships - Wolverhampton and Walsall Anti-Slavery Partnership
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Creating and maintaining supportive, inclusive networks for groups and organisations is key to tackling complex issues like homelessness
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Hate related matters are any incidents or crimes perceived by the victim or others to be motivated by prejudice. It includes disability, gender identity, race, religion and sexual orientation
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Creating spaces for people to talk about experiences of poverty
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A key part of our work to help all people and communities to thrive and flourish is partnering with others
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Having a job can help with our whole wellbeing, as well as being a route to a more equal society
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Food poverty is a day-to-day reality for more and more people in the UK, with one in four parents skipping meals in order to make ends meet
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