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Social Vision Connects – February 2023

Join Us! Are you doing good stuff in York? Would you like to meet other people doing good stuff? Need inspiration for a new socially conscious project or venture? Seeking partnership and collaborations? Want to

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Refugee Action York’s Virtual AGM

Tuesday 10th January from 7pm to 8pm – on Zoom After the success of Refugee Action York (RAY)’s virtual AGM last year, they’ll again be holding their AGM on Tuesday 10th January from 7pm to 8pm on Zoom, with a link being sent out to those

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Another good year for the Social Vision Blog

We’re just doing our geeky end of years stats, and have seen that our blog posts have been read more than 16,000 times for the second year in a row! The most read blog themes

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Pride in Place: A Study of Three North Yorkshire Towns

Social Vision has today published “Pride in Place: A Study of Three North Yorkshire Towns” Selby District Council’s Regeneration Team commissioned Social Vision to undertake new and creative community engagement activities in the district’s three main

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York refugee charity celebrates 20th anniversary

The oldest organisation supporting refugees in York is celebrating its 20th anniversary. RAY (Refugee Action York) began when a small group of students offered help to Kurdish refugees from Turkey who had been settled in

Community projects

Yvonne Copley gets MBE

We were delighted to hear that the inspirational founder of Kyra Women, Yvonne Copley, has been awarded an MBE for her services to the women of York. From the Kyra website: Kyra’s Founder, Yvonne Copley,

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Winter Windows Walk in Heworth

Glen Gardens in Heworth is organising some magical winter windows walks for Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December. The walk will lead people through the community to spot an array of magical scenes in the windows

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Small grants for York-based Health and Wellbeing projects

Health and wellbeing provider Benenden Health are looking for community projects or activities to support through one-off funding awards in York and the surrounding areas (within a 20 mile radius of York City centre). The

Social Enterprise

‘Keep your pet’ celebrates its first 10 years

Keep Your Pet does whatever is needed to care for the animals of older and vulnerable people when the owners are ill, to enable owners to return to caring for their animals when they have recovered.

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Organise an event for York International Women’s Week 2023

CALL FOR EVENTS now open for YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK 4th–12th March 2023   2023 theme is ‘SOLIDARITY’ + ‘Open Strand’ Deadline for submissions – 8th January 2023 Apply York International Women’s Week (YIWW) invites you

Community projects

Support for young men across York

The young people’s team at York Mind has a wonderful offer for young men living in and around York! Two projects: 1. Graffiti/Art 2. Sport/movement   York Mind said: The aim of the projects is

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Breakfast for good people doing great things in York

We’re Back! Are you doing good stuff in York? Would you like to meet other people doing good stuff? Need inspiration for a new socially conscious project or venture? Seeking partnership and collaborations? Want to

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Bec moving on

It’s all change at Social Vision this month, as our long-standing newsletter Editor Bec Horner leaves us to focus on her communications role at Two Ridings Community Foundation, supporting not-for-profits across North and East Yorkshire.