Meet Minister Poto Williams – Minister of Community and Voluntary, Associate Minister of Immigration, Social Development and Regeneration.
Hear about the 5 pieces of SociaLink research about social issues in the Western Bay of Plenty, an update of mapping the social sector, including an pay equity in the sector, hear about how clients experience accessing social and health services as well as the many waiting lists they are often confronted with.
We are also launching some videos related to the research and the winning submission for the: 2019 SociaLink “Legacy Trust” Art with Purpose Award. This art installation was made possible thanks to the support of Legacy. This artwork was commissioned to reflect some of the issues raised in the research.
This event is called Opening the Blinds on the Real Life of Us i.e. opening the blinds of our homes and our eyes to the social issues experienced in the western Bay of Plenty..
Registrations open at 8.30am (coffee available) for a 9am start, finishing at 12.30pm.