Calendar

Apr
21
Tue
Leadership Group Meeting @ MK Deanery Room @ Church of Christ the Cornerstone
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

AGENDA

  1. Round
  2. Minutes of last meeting
  3. Financial report – Linda
  4. Update on campaigns progress
  5. Next actions
  6. Training – Tom
  7. AOB
Apr
29
Wed
POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY & INAUGURAL THAMES VALLEY ASSEMBLY @ Church of Christ the Cornerstone
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

You are invited to attend Citizens:mk’s 10th annual Accountability Assembly, the inaugural assembly of Thames Valley Citizens, listening to testimonies of social injustice and asking for commitments from candidates for the election of Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner.

Book your place here.

Theme:  Fair Policing

asking for pledges from candidates for the post of Police & Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley

The agenda will focus on campaign goals approved by Citizens:mk and Oxford and Reading Citizens at their Delegates Assembly on 25th February (votes in brackets):

  1. Action on Climate Change, led by Kirsty Forshaw of MK Green Alliance: Commit to declaring a climate emergency across the Thames Valley Police Force, meeting quarterly with us to prepare and present your action plan at next year’s Citizens Accountability Assembly for going carbon neutral by 2030 (48).
  2. Police & Schools Together, led by Tony Berwick of Jubilee Wood Primary School, backed by Southwood and Great Linford primary schools: A Thames Valley Police contact and backup team attached to every school so that Headteachers can confidently expect communication throughout the school year and a shared understanding of local issues (40); every Year 6 pupil to have a lunch with a police officer.
  3. Real Living Wage, led by Rukhsana Malik of MK Muslim Association: Apply Real Living Wage to every employee and contractor in Thames Valley Police (21).
  4. Misogyny As Hate Crime, led by Jane Whild of The Open University: Classify misogyny as a recordable hate crime within a year and publish quarterly sex disaggregated data for all hate crimes within 6 months (21).

Book your place here.

Jun
11
Thu
INAUGURAL THAMES VALLEY ACCOUNTABILITY ASSEMBLY ONLINE @ Church of Christ the Cornerstone
Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
INAUGURAL THAMES VALLEY ACCOUNTABILITY ASSEMBLY ONLINE @ Church of Christ the Cornerstone

You are invited to attend Citizens:mk’s 10th annual Accountability Assembly, the inaugural assembly of Thames Valley Citizens, listening to testimonies of social injustice and asking for commitments from power-holders

Book your place here.

The agenda will focus on campaign goals approved by Citizens:mk and Oxford and Reading Citizens at their Delegates Assembly on 25th February (votes in brackets):

  1. Action on Climate Change, led by Kirsty Forshaw of MK Green Alliance: Commit to declaring a climate emergency across the Thames Valley Police Force, meeting quarterly with us to prepare and present your action plan at next year’s Citizens Accountability Assembly for going carbon neutral by 2030 (48).
  2. Police & Schools Together, led by Tony Berwick of Jubilee Wood Primary School, backed by Southwood and Great Linford primary schools: A Thames Valley Police contact and backup team attached to every school so that Headteachers can confidently expect communication throughout the school year and a shared understanding of local issues (40); every Year 6 pupil to have a lunch with a police officer.
  3. Real Living Wage, led by Rukhsana Malik of MK Muslim Association: Apply Real Living Wage to every employee and contractor in Thames Valley Police (21).
  4. Misogyny As Hate Crime, led by Jane Whild of The Open University: Classify misogyny as a recordable hate crime within a year and publish quarterly sex disaggregated data for all hate crimes within 6 months (21).

Book your place here.

Jun
30
Tue
Leadership Group Meeting @ MK Deanery Room @ Church of Christ the Cornerstone
Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

AGENDA

  1. Round
  2. Minutes of last meeting
  3. Financial report – Linda
  4. Update on campaigns progress
  5. Next actions
  6. Training – Tom
  7. AOB
Jul
7
Tue
Young Citizens Awards @ MK Council Chamber
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
15
Tue
Graduation & Learning Exchange @ TBA
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Graduation & Learning Exchange @ TBA

This meeting will precede the Citizens:mk Annual General Meeting.

Click here for details of  Graduation & Learning Exchange 2018-19.

BACGROUND

Participants in the Citizens:mk One-Day Training courses of 23.9.19 were asked to complete a booklet during the course of the day and make a short presentation at this event, covering one or more of the following:

Research

  • What did you want to change?
  • Was it winnable, achievable and meaningful?
  • Whose self interest did this meet?
  • What was the power analysis of your context?

Action

  • What action did you plan?
  • What was it meant to achieve?
  • What happened on the day (s)?

Evaluation

  • What were your, and others, feelings on the day?
  • How did the logistics of the action go?
  • Did you get the turn out you wanted?
  • Did it get the reactions you wanted on the day and afterwards?
  • How did it develop you and your team?
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING @ TBA
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING @ TBA

Click here for story of last year’s AGM.

DRAFT AGENDA (following  5pm Graduation & Learning Exchange, to which all are invited)

  • 6.00  Arrival and refreshments
  • 6.30  Welcome & Rounds
  • 6.40  Community Organiser’s Report 2019-20
  • 6.45  Finance Report 2019-20 & Budget 2020-21
  • 6.55  Ambassadors’ reflections
  • 7.00  Growing Thames Valley chapter
  • 7.10  Appointments to MK Leadership Group and National Leadership Group
  • 7.20  Calendar dates 2020-21
  • 7.25  Vital Signs update – CEO, MK Community Foundation
  • 7.30  Campaign updates
  • 7.45  Training for Listening campaigns and Turnout
  • 8.00  Close, Evaluation and Networking
  • 8.30  End.

alliance of diverse community organisations acting together for a thriving, inclusive and fairer Milton Keynes