Monday, 7 March 2011

EVENT: Count Us In! at the GLA [March 7]

Count us in

An event to help migrants and refugees complete the census

City Hall
Committee Room 1
15:00 – 17:00
7 March 2011

15:00   Welcome and introduction – aim of the day
          Dick Williams, Senior Policy Officer, Greater London Authority

15:10    The Census – what is it, what does it mean for migrants and refugees, practicalities?
          Liam McKay, Policy Manager, Policy and Public Affairs, London Councils

15:30   How can organisations help migrants and refugees to participate?
·       Getting the message out – working with local census managers
Eltayeb Hassan, Southwark Refugee Communities Forum
Glenda Favor-Ankersen, Local Census Manager, Southwark
·       Using social networking to promote the census
     Nick Micinski, Migrant and Refugee Community Forum

·       Census completion events and other ways to help people complete the census
Alex Sutton, Praxis

16:00   Roundtable discussion on practical ways of promoting census participation

16:45   Summing up – what participants will take away and do to promote the census

17:00   Close

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