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Free Event on Political Action, Public Speaking, Arts and Campaigning and Brexit FREE

Source http://www.covi.org.uk/millennifest-birmingham/

Coming to Birmingham on Saturday 19th May, MILLENNIFEST is all about celebrating and inspiring the young leaders and influencers of today and tomorrow. Our programme of talks, masterclasses and creative activities will showcase stories of social activism, positive politics, and opportunities to join up with others or pioneer new ideas.

All ages welcome, but tickets are FREE for under-30s! Available on Eventbrite (MILLENNIFEST Birmingham) or message us!

The morning session (11-12.30) will consist of talks from activists, social pioneers, entrepreneurs, local politicians and young leaders about their ideas for the future. Featuring:

***Caroline Macfarland, Director, Common Vision

***Amahra Spence, artist and social pioneer

***Andrew Mitchell, MP and international development expert

***Siana Bangura, writer, producer and campaigner

***Jonathan Chilvers, Green Party Councillor

***Seunfunmi Tinubu, writer and spoken word artist

***Preet Gill, MP and mentoring champion

Then in the afternoon (12.30-3) there's an exciting programme of masterclasses including:

***How to use art for action (Amahra Spence, artist and social pioneer)

***How to master public speaking (Bryony, YEUK youth ambassador)

***How to influence policy making in Brexit Britain (Rachel Dodgson, parliamentary outreach worker)

***How to engage with local government (Joe Porter, Councillor and campaigner)

***How to run a campaign (Sam Gillian, YEUK youth ambassador)

***How to apply for funding for your idea (Regis Cochefert, fundraising expert)

***How to make sense of Brexit and human rights (Matteo Bergamini, campaigner and social entrepreneur)

***How to have a positive conversation about Britishness (Poppy Reindorp, Common Vision)

Later in the afternoon (3.30-5) will be Brexit: The Policy Factor! How do we ensure Brexit works for the younger generations? We will hear a series of policy auditions from high profile speakers, followed by comments from your judging panel.

Auditions:

***Steve McCabe, MP and campaigner

***Joe Porter, Councillor and campaigner for Undivided, Stonewall and various youth organisations

***Other speakers TBC

Judges:

***Hoor Pathan, political campaigner and deradicalization champion

***Adeola Gbakinro, diversity campaigner and Commonwealth young leader

***Leto Dietrich, you people’s champion and activist

***Matteo Bergamini, campaigner and social entrepreneur

Saturday 1910.30AMMay
2018
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