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Restitch: The Social Fabric Summit

The fabric of Western society is unravelling. Everywhere we face a crisis of connection – from our fellow citizens, the places we inhabit, the institutions vested with shared culture and history. But there is growing evidence that the problems we face – polarised politics, lopsided economies and fraying communities – are surmountable if we take the time to renew the places, networks and institutions that bind people together. We need to restitch the social fabric as the pandemic subsides.

The Social Fabric Summit will bring together leading politicians, community and faith leaders, leading thinkers, and ordinary citizens to generate ideas, momentum and conversations to renew society in the wake of coronavirus. At a time of rising interest in the role of social institutions and networks in supporting democracy and economic prosperity, we want to identify how we can create more connected and rooted societies. It is organised by Onward and Create Streets.

Please head to the Restitch website to find out more.

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Speakers

Details

May 24, 2022

Location

Church House, Westminster, and The Piece Hall, Halifax
Jun 9
11:30-
12:30
Can the UK stay scientifically competitive in a multipolar world?
Jun 6
14:30-
15:30
The future of work and a post-pandemic future.
May 19
12:00-
13:00
Making the most of British families’ generosity, and the lessons for future crises
May 3
14:00-
15:00
What can the UK’s response to the pandemic teach us about wider science and technology policy?
Apr 27
8:30-
10:00
A private breakfast to discuss the future of work in the UK.
Apr 26
9:30-
10:45
A private roundtable with Nigel Huddleston MP
Apr 20
18:00-
20:30
Event Full
An Onward drinks reception with Claire Coutinho MP
Mar 23
17:00-
18:00
Analysing the 2022 Spring Budget and financial forecasts