Thursday 16 January 17:00 - 19:30

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Civic Hub: Bringing community and business together

Community & Culture

Amazon: Civic Hub event Defining the role of business in community

Overview of the event

This event brings together businesses and organisations in the Amazon network to present a new initiative starting in Hackney - the Civic Hub. Pioneered by Shoreditch Trust and The Social Innovation Partnership this will see the re-launch of 170 Pitfield Street as a Civic space that allows citizens to design new policies, access affordable and open Civic space and events and learning. This event will involve introductions, a world cafe session to explore CH further, a panel discussion and then a networking event to close.

Event purpose:

  • To introduce the idea of the Civic Hub to the Amazon network of businesses and organisations.
  • To develop thinking around the role of business in supporting community
  • To bring in community voice in shaping businesses’ perceptions of what good corporate responsibility looks like
  • To highlight and discuss the role of a Civic Hub in building united places – bridging sectors and community

High level agenda

5:00 – 5:15 Arrivals and registration

5:15 – 5:45 Welcome and introductions

5:45 – 6:30 World CafΓ© discussions

6:30 – 7:00 Panel discussion

7:00 – 7:30 Networking drinks


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