• Sian Downes

Strawberry Lemonade Events Liverpool Update

What a few months it's been for our Event's Management Fundamentals course in Liverpool. If you didn't already know, we work with groups of adults facing social exclusion, training people up in events planning with the aim of future employment in a job that they'll love!

But of course, only we would set out to engage and train as many people as possible in the city region during a global pandemic, and boy have we succeeded! Here's a few great things that have happened in the past few months:

  • Engaged with over 50 charities, support services and community associations

  • Became part of a large L8 employment and training partnership group

  • Guided one of our participants through their battle for the right to remain in the UK – which they now have achieved!

  • Successfully delivered training to two groups = 13 people (Socially distant of course!)

  • Confirmed a deal with Merseytravel who will provide day saver tickets for our participants to attend our sessions

  • Made strong partnerships with organisations such as Yellow House, 39 Rodney St, Torus Housing and Toxteth Job Centre.

  • Gained office space in South Liverpool sharing with other small social enterprises

  • Ate a lot of pizza and cake!

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