Come and find out more about Oxfam's approach to Social Innovation and Enterprise in the UK. This interactive session will be hosted by Senior Programme Manager and UK Project Manager from Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme.
How can positive relationships help us address isolation and loneliness and help each other to bounce back from tough times in Oxford?
Members of the Social Economy Alliance are regrouping in Oxford in April to consider our collective response to the events of 2016. How can the social economy provide the answers 2017 needs?
An event on enterprising, community-led approaches to supporting people with mental health difficulties
New tech tackles urgent problems that governments and markets are failing to solve. Pivoting from apps and platforms for social good, it’s time to build the open infrastructure to turn silver bullets into a coordinated force for systems change.
This session aims to bring together a group of organisations working with young people in enterprise to co-design common solutions around impact measurements.
At Marmalade we want to consider how the cult of innovation has contributed to the disenfranchisement of those left behind by economic liberalism, and what we can do about this to overcome the emerging world of economic inequality and social division
Exploring the prospects for a longer-term initiative or network promoting the transformation of the conservation sector.
Join us for the official launch of the Ashoka Social Investment Toolkit where we will present an overview of tools to prepare for investment readiness and apply the toolkit in a hands-on workshop to social ventures from the audience.
Interested to know more about alternative housing models? Join us in an interactive session on community-led housing, where we’ll draw upon existing projects from cooperative housing, to exciting new approaches to community-led housing delivery.
This interactive session will shape shared norms for understanding each other’s impact expectations and managing performance against them.
In this session we will work together to develop a model for collaborative working and identify opportunities for pooling resources in order to create synergies for social enterprise across Oxfordhsire.
What will it take to transform a decommissioned homeless hostel in central London into a backpacker hostel run by folks who have experienced homelessness?
Social movements are about deep social, cultural and structural transformation. We'll explore the benefits, challenges and practicalities of ‘losing control' through dispersed leadership, grassroots participation, shared purpose & values.
As charities come from Mars and social investors come from Venus, we explore ways of improving communication and understanding between the two sides of the fence.
Exploring practical product solutions to social problems using a speed-dating business mentorship format
Hosted by OSEP on Marmalade's last full day of sessions, we invite you to come by the Crisis Cafe to enjoy free food & drink, as well as the company of engaging Marmalade participants who are eager to network and discuss their ideas & experiences.
Current approaches to social investment were conceived in the mid-2000s. Since then we’ve seen big changes from the financial crisis in 2007 to the UK Brexit vote in 2016. How should social investment change to meet the needs of our changing world?
How can we realise our power through the arts to create change? What kind of change?
This short workshop focuses on the current state of the social entrepreneurship sector in England and on its key strength and threats and it aims to find concrete solutions to improve the ecosystem of support for social enterprises and entrepreneurs
Our research shows that increased investor diversity leads to more meaningful social innovation and that improving this may aid in achieving investment goals. To learn more, join us for an interactive session examining diversity in social investment.
BWB’s Molly Carew-Jones and Alex Jameson will be available during the afternoon of Friday 7th April to offer free legal advice clinics to artists and arts organisations.