Yes, We Can!
with special guest Ben Okri
In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich
Can we, as citizens, make a difference? Yes, we can! Wellbeing, the environment, integration and inclusive growth all feature in this day-long community takeover of the Council Chamber in City Hall, where City Council members regularly meet for decision-making and debate.
Hear guest speakers from the front line talk about how they are working to build better societies, then come together to plan future action and collaborations.
10.30 – 11.45am: National Health Societies
Building better communities for us all to live in. Featuring provocations from Linda Allen (Kinder Listening) and Jo Hunter (64 Million Artists).
4.45 – 6pm: In/Equality
Inclusive growth, community banking and basic income. Featuring a provocation from Barb Jacobson.
6.30 – 7.30pm: Man Booker Prize winning Novelist Ben Okri on citizenship
Ben Okri has published many books, including The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize, and The Age of Magic. His work has been translated into 27 languages and won numerous international prizes. Born in Nigeria, he lives in London.
Places are limited and should be booked in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org stating which event(s) you would like to attend.
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In Association with Writers’ Centre Norwich.
In partnership with the RSA.
Image credits: Masthead © Kadija Sesay