Established by local people to tackle local issues some of Wales' best and most enduring social enterprises have grown in order to meet a direct, clear need in a local community. Tackling issues including regeneration, employment and social inclusion, many social enterprises play a critical role and this event provides an opportunity to learn how to grow enterprising solutions to meet communities' needs from experts.
Shân Ashton has been active in the community sector for over 30 years and has developed and managed community projects that include enterprise activities. She will be explaining how social enterprise grows from community need.
Menna Jones has worked for Antur Wunfawr for 18 years and has helped lead and grow the business to become a social enterprise employing a workforce of more than 150 of which many have learning disabilities. More specifically, Menna will be exploring the Welsh specific context for social enterprises.
Selwyn Williams has been active in the community for the most part of his life and currently serves as a director for a number of local and national community enterprises. In his session he will focus on recent community developments in Bro Ffestiniog including efforts to create a network of social enterprises at a community level.
Please register and sign up for the event through Eventbrite.
To attend, master class participants must either work or live within the following areas: Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham, Ceredigion.