Here’s an overview of the Kirklees Democracy Commission Working Group meeting on Monday 27th January 2020 at Dewsbury Town Hall.
We’re supporting citizens and organisations who have great ideas for making our local places even better. Come along to a free workshop to find out how Growing Great Places, our new community crowdfunding programme, can help you to get a great idea off the ground in your community.
Our Working Group discussed our new role profile for Kirklees Councillors, protocols for officers and councillors working together, and the ‘Growing a stronger youth council’ report.
We’re excited to be working with citizens and organisations in the Ashbrow ward of Huddersfield and the Fieldhead neighbourhood of Birstall. With the support of the New Citizenship Project, together we’re learning how we can best work together to make our local places even better.
We’re sharing the results of our first Democracy Seekers task, which was all about what councillors do and how we can help councillors and citizens to connect.
Are you a Democracy Seeker? Our online task for October 2019 is all about councillors, with a focus on how we can make it easier for citizens to find out what our councillors do.
Our “Growing a stronger youth council” report shares what young people told us about having a voice, getting involved in community life, and how we can help them to grow the skills, confidence and connections that they want, in the way that they want.
Our Working Group discussed our democracy work programme, how to connect councillors and citizens in a networked society, how we’re putting councillors at the heart of everything we do, and the upcoming “Growing a stronger youth council” report.
Could you organise an event or activity anywhere in Kirklees during October 2019 that helps people to get involved in our local democracy?
Our Working Group discussed Place Based Working in Kirklees.