JRF spoke at and sponsored the Northern Powerhouse virtual conference on Employment, Education and Skills organised by DevoConnet.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's focus for this high-profile event was on good jobs in the recovery, recognising the various local initiatives that have been developed to promote good work and the desire coming out of previous Northern Powerhouse summits to explore a ‘good work charter’ for the North.
The Webinar speakers were
Helen Barnard, JRF’s Acting Director and Louise Woodruff, Policy and Partnership Manager joined speakers Simon Clark MP, Minister for regional growth and local government; Lord Jim O’Neill, Chair, Northern Powerhouse Partnership; Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner; Andy Burnham, Metro Mayor of Greater Manchester; Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool; and Sarah Longlands, Director IPPR North and many other speakers.
Please contact Malou Lindholm, Head of Events, Joseph Rowntree Foundation for more information.