One Voice were thrilled to announce a Redeeming Our Communities conversation had been arranged in York.
Planned with Debra Green OBE, this event will drew together civic leaders, members of parliament, the Police, leaders from the fields of education and health, the church and those parties interested in improving our city.
Redeeming Our Communities is a national charity founded in 2004 with over 70 projects throughout the UK. The charity’s main aim is to bring about community transformation by creating strategic partnerships which open up opportunities for crime and disorder reduction and improved community cohesion. This partnership approach has seen crime and anti-social behaviour fall and fresh hope brought to some of the most deprived and challenging areas of the UK, urban and rural alike.
Redeeming Our Communities brings together community groups, churches, the police, the fire service, local authorities and voluntary agencies to encourage them to work together in positive partnerships for practical ‘on the ground’ change. As a result, statutory agencies have improved access to the support of community/church groups, and thousands of volunteers are enabled to better serve the needs of their community. This idea is proving to be even more valuable in the light of the current economic climate and the Big Society.