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Understanding the Everyday Economy and Why it matters

May 28th 2020 - Presented by: Victoria Winckler - host Lloyd Jones Nisreen Mansour Ian Thomas

The coronavirus outbreak has identified the vital importance of the everyday (foundational) economy to our wellbeing.

This webinar explains exactly what the everyday economy is and how it can be supported and grown.

Some of the key topics covered include:

  • What the everyday economy is
  • What the current ideas and approaches are
  • Where potential might be
  • What the barriers and opportunities are in growing and supporting it
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The Presenters:

Victoria Winckler - host

Dr Victoria Winckler has been the Director of the Bevan Foundation since 2002, establishing it as Wales’ most exciting and innovative think-tank. Victoria is also currently Wales adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Lloyd Jones

Lloyd joined the Bevan Foundation in January 2020 as a Project Support Officer, where he leads on our work on the foundational economy in the south Wales valleys. Lloyd is a keen local historian, and holds a BA and MA in Welsh History.

Nisreen Mansour

Nisreen is Policy Officer at Wales TUC, contributing to the organisation's policy work on the economy and Fair Work agenda. Before joining the Wales TUC, she worked for the Bevan Foundation, an independent think tank based in Merthyr Tydfil and for a south Wales MP.

Ian Thomas

Ian is Director of Welcome To Our Woods a community partnership based in the Upper Rhondda Fawr. Their work focuses on finding ways to improve health and wellbeing through access to green spaces, skills and jobs through new employment opportunities and poverty by addressing poor access to resources, services and fuel poverty.

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