Bradford ‘Anti-Poverty Events Group’ Presents

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‘Safer Internet Day 2021’

The Bradford Anti-Poverty Events Group, led by Bradford District Credit Union, is inviting community professionals and practitioners who work with vulnerable people to our 5th annual ‘Safer Internet Day’ webinar. The event, featuring a great line up of speakers, will explore how digital inclusion is changing in the face of a world-wide pandemic, and its relationship to poverty and financial inclusion.

Hosted by BBC presenter Liz Barclay and introduced by the Lord Mayor of Bradford, topics cover the rise of Fake News, personal Cyber-Security as well as case studies on the innovative community digital currency, Citizen Coin Bradford, and Digital and Health programmes across Bradford and Kirklees. See the agenda below.

The webinar is provided by credit union trade body ABCUL and you can book on the webinar here

The event organised by the Bradford Anti-Poverty Events Group, that comprises eight organisations including:  Bradford District Credit Union, CNET, Artworks Creative Communities, People CAN, Bradford Council, Barnardo’s, Stronger Families and Carers’ Resource, follows the Group’s recent international ‘Buy Nowt’ alternative Black Friday webinar event.

This event will also launch a digital and financial inclusion project to coincide with the national Census with information on the Census, Citizen Coin, Internet Safety and how to save and borrow with the Credit Union in activity packs going to 10,000 vulnerable families.

When is it?

‘Safer Internet Day’ is Tuesday 9th February from 1-3pm

How do I book on?

To book on the ‘Safer Internet Day’ Webinar on the 9th Feb, please click this link

Who is this webinar for?

Community practitioners, local authorities, credit union staff and anyone wanting to learn more about digital/ financial inclusion and its relationship to poverty.

Who do I contact for more information?

Email ian.brewer@bdcu.co.uk for any queries about this webinar

What are the topics and speakers?

The programme is below:

Welcome and Introductions Liz Barclay (Host) – BBC presenter and Commissioner at Financial Inclusion Commission Lord Mayor Cllr Doreen lee, Lord Mayor of Bradford
Fake News and Cyber Security ‘Interactive presentation on Fake news, Scams and Cyber Security’ Danielle King – Prevent Officer on Fake News and scams Citi Bank – Covering personal cyber security hints and tips
Digital Inclusion and Poverty ‘Exploring how Digital inclusion increases financial inclusion but also exposes people to online dangers and what we can do about it.’ Andrew Rabbitt – CEO of Incuto and LifeSavers FinTec provider Ian Brewer – Financial Inclusion Officer at Bradford District Credit Union  Deborah Collett – Project Coordinator at Artworks Creative Communities
Case Study 1 – ‘Bradford Citizen Coin’ Digital Currency App ‘Bradford Council supported App to Increase, Recognise and Evidence Volunteer Participation’ Peter Kemp – Developer of Citizen Coin Bradford App
Case Study 2 – Inclusive Digital Transformation of Health and Care ‘Ensuring digital does not compound health inequalities’ Roz Davies – Managing Director of mHabitat, working in partnership with                                                                  Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Case Study 3 – Kirklees Digital Inclusion  ‘Connecting Residents online’ Mark Hollingdale – Manager of Digital Inclusion Programme, Kirklees Council
Questions and discussion  

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