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Monday, February 22, 2021
UNISON Community Live! (register by 5pm Thursday 25 Feb)
This is your final call to sign up to UNISON's online event for Community members. The registration deadline is 5pm on Thursday 25th February 2021.
UNISON Community Live! will take place between 16 and 19 March 2021. Participants will be able to put their questions to speakers and presenters. All session will be delivered through GoToWebinar, which all devices should be able to link to.
Our new General Secretary, Christina McAnea, setting out her vision for your union and how it will support Community members (16 March, 12-1300)
The Shadow Social Housing MinIster, Mike Amesbury MP, setting out Labour’s view of how the housing crisis should be tackled. (16 March, 1730-1830).
Two sessions on social care: how UNISON is seeking to bring about positive change for social care workers in England; and a presentation by our Scottish and Welsh Secretaries on how our work is leading to change in those nations (17 March at 1300-1400; and 18 March at 1730-1800) .
How UNISON is working to tackle Domestic Violence, led by National Women’s Officer Josie Irwin (17 March at 1730-1830).
Activists from our sector discussing how you can get more involved in shaping the union’s response to the issues that matter to you. (18 March, 1300-1400).
Effective working from home. This will be a certificated training session, and you can ask for time off for training from your employer. It will explore the challenges faced by people working from home and explores what UNISON members and activists need to be considering in order to support workers during the pandemic, and beyond. (19 March, 1300-1400)
To attend Community Live! you must be a UNISON member
We want to make this event as accessible as we can, so all members can participate fully. If you are disabled, please let us know of any adjustments you will need to allow you to take part in a virtual event. BSL interpretation and speech text will be available for all sessions.
To attend any of the sessions, please first register for the event, by emailing us as follows:
Subject – Community Live!
In your email - please provide:
Your name: Your membership number: Your branch name if known:
Any reasonable adjustments you need to participate: Please send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once registered, you will be sent details of the programme. You can then sign up for the various Community Live! sessions individually. Attend as many or as few as you like!
Email email@example.com today to register to attend.