On Friday 9 September 2022, Liberate is presenting a day of talks, debates and discussions entitled ‘The Power and Equality Conference’ to coincide with Pride week. This is kindly sponsored by BCR Law and Jersey Community Relations Trust.
The aim of the conference is to bring people together to discuss the big issues affecting our Island, which often disproportionately affect people from minority communities, and to hear from a diverse collection of voices.
You are invited to participate in the day along with individuals with lived experience of being from a minority group in Jersey, business leaders, ED&I champions, States members, Government employees and charities.
Our keynote speaker is The Right Honourable Lord Cashman of Limehouse CBE.
The timetable for the day, which is set over three venues (the Ouless Room and Lecture Theatre at Jersey Museum, and The Royal Yacht Hotel):
|The Royal Yacht Hotel||Ouless Room||Lecture Theatre|
|9.00||Welcome and arrangements|
|9.30||Keynote speech by The Right Honourable Lord Cashman of Limehouse CBE|
|11.00||Debate: Staying Safe Online|
|The Transgender Issue|
|Is this Modern Slavery?|
|1.30||Doing Better for People with Disabilities|
|Poverty in Jersey: the facts, the effects and the possible solutions|
|Our Future: being young in Jersey|
|3.00||Debate: the Aging Population|
|Debate: the Cost of Living|
|Debate: the Housing Crisis|
|4.30||Closing thoughts||Closing thoughts||Closing thoughts|
We encourage delegates to purchase tickets for the session that interests them, to move around the venues and to tailor the day to suit them.
If the idea of talking/listening all day is too much or the subjects being discussed in a session don’t grab you, then why not take an hour out and learn about Jersey’s links with the transatlantic slave trade?
As part of the Power and Equality Conference delegates are offered the opportunity to take time out of the sessions to learn more about Jersey’s links to the transatlantic slave trade with a specially arranged, guided tour of Jersey Heritage’s ‘Trade Roots’ exhibition. A thought-provoking exhibition that opens up a challenging part of Jersey’s past and examines the legacy that the slave trade has left to this day.
Free tickets for tours at:
Tea and coffee will be provided at the morning and afternoon breaks. Water is available throughout the day on tables at The Royal Yacht Hotel, but please bring your own refillable water bottles to any Jersey Museum sessions due to the nature of the theatre style seating.
Lunch is not provided for delegates. We encourage you to help out the economy and patronise the bars/eateries/sandwich shops around Weighbridge Square at lunchtime.
If you require any accommodation regarding accessing the venues or enjoying the sessions to their fullest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure we can make the day go smoothly for you.
We hope you will join us for a day of respectful debate and learning.