Today Ruth is taking part in a conversation, led by the Young Foundation and attended by a host of people we like and admire, to explore the ‘purpose and promise of social innovation and its role in tackling inequality at the heart of the new public work’.
Ruth’s off to Belfast on Friday. She’ll be speaking on ‘The Challenge of Innovation, and Planning for the Future’ to representatives of the voluntary adoption agencies sector, at the invitation of CVAA. In other news, we’re glad that Perrie will soon be back from her hols…
Ruth is out and about today attending the Reform private roundtable on “People-powered public services: the role of technology” with Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister.
The seminar is exploring new and innovative ways of delivering public services on a tighter budget and will be attended by a host of leading policymakers, practitioners, business experts, journalists and other stakeholders. Wonder which category Ruth falls into?
This week we have taken over a fantastic space in the snazzy Harlow Leisure Zone, to run kick-off workshops with colleagues from across Essex who are seeking to change the way they deliver services for working age adults with disabilities.