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3,000 Coventry people connected in solidarity

 

Connecting for Good is a 3,000-strong movement for the people of Coventry. We’re sparking it off but it’s not ours. It’s yours.

"We're connecting, rebuilding, and moving forward together, based on what we've experienced, how the world has changed and what we all need.” 

The movement is about:

  • Creating ways to keep our connectedness and solidarity going strong as restrictions ease

  • Helping ordinary people like you take control and create change you want to see in your streets, community and city.

We’re doing this together - everyone in Coventry is welcome whether you receive services, work for services, are a volunteer or simply care. We’re offering:

  • A way to take action on the things you care about. We will support you, train you and connect you to others who care about the same things

  • Access to 15 change movements already happening and many more to come

  • Access to Changemaker University - teaching you how to organise social action. Two days of training, spread over 10 sessions.

It’s all free. If you’ve never done anything like this before don’t worry. Most others haven’t either!

If you're already taking action, tell us what you want to change and we will help you build a movement around it.

CommUNITY is not just for pandemics

 

CommUNITY is not just for pandemics | Summit #2

Even in these strange times, you can take action and help shape a positive legacy for our communities.

Join us for our 'CommUNITY is not just for pandemics' summit #2 on 28 November from 2pm - 3.30pm. Love, hope and optimism need a strategic push. Join us to think about how we pull the love back.

Sign up here now - tickets are free and the event is online.

You can also take action as follows:

  • Join us for a 45-minute conversation (email Mel Smith using the address below) and we'll tell you more about the work we're doing alongside local people.

  • We need your help to reach those we don't know. Who might be missing from the table? Who could you invite so their voices don't remain unheard? Please invite them to join us.

  • Show your support and identify yourself as a member of the movement by emailing us for a free original Foka Wolf designed poster to decorate and display in your window! Email msmith@grapevinecovandwarks.org to get in touch.

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National Lottery Community Fund

Our work is funded by The National Lottery Community  Fund and is:

  • People led - meaning it really involves the people we are working with;

  • Strengths based - it makes use of existing skills in the community;

  • Connected - to what other organisations are doing and help develop good relationships with them. 

Join our movement!

Grapevine Coventry & Warwickshire

Grapevine helps all kinds of people experiencing isolation, poverty and disadvantage to build better lives.

Email: admin@grapevinecovandwarks.org

Phone: 024 7663 1040

Registered Charity: 1107969

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