February 16, 2023
We’re excited to invite you to our next Impact Forum which will be held at The Angel Hotel in Cardiff, and online, on 24 May 2023.
Date: Thursday 24 May 2023
Time: 09:30 - 17:00 BST
Location: The Angel Hotel, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1SZ, and online on Zoom
Book your ticket now!
The theme for this event is Learning in adversity: Creating change during a cost of living crisis.
We’re delighted to share that our keynote speaker will be Professor Dame Carol Black, author of an independent review of drugs strategy commissioned by the UK Government, whose final report was in 2021. Dame Carol is also Chair of the British Library and of the Centre for Ageing Better. We look forward to sharing more information about our speakers and programme shortly.
Our Impact Forum brings together the most influential thought leaders, policy-makers and practitioners, entrepreneurs and people with experiences of homelessness to exchange ideas, share, learn and collaborate. It will provide a unique opportunity to discuss how evidence can be used to end homelessness and to build a movement of like-minded individuals and organisations committed to doing so. We want to give people a chance to hear from experts with lived experience of homelessness, charity leaders, frontline workers and policy makers to focus on how we can reflect, learn, and improve the impact of work to end homelessness for good.
Dr Ligia Teixeira, chief executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact, said:
‘As bills increase and the pressures of the cost of living crisis begin to mount, we believe that many people are at greater risk of losing their homes. It is more important than ever that we come together and look at the ways we can learn from each other about what works to tackle and prevent homelessness.
‘Our Impact Forum will hear from policy-makers, practitioners and people with experiences of homelessness on how we can best identify what works and use these insights to accelerate progress. We can make better use of research evidence and data to enhance the prevention of homelessness and ensure that, where it occurs, homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.
Find out more about our Impact Forum and book your free ticket.