Spring 2021

All talks by Zoom. 10.30 – 11.30 a.m.

February 3
Alan McKinney, member, Morningside Justice and Peace.
‘What do we see behind what we see?’

February 10
Councillor Kate Campbell,
Convener of Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work, City of Edinburgh Council.
‘Housing Expansion in Edinburgh and beyond, with particular reference to 21st Century Homes.’

February 17
Julie O’Donnell,
Head of Gorgie Farm, LOVE Group.
‘Gorgie Farm – our vision and current programmes.’

February 24
Kathryn MacGregor,
Assistant Secretary to the Citizens’ Assembly, and
Graeme Holloway, Member of the Citizens’ Assembly.
“Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland: Doing politics differently.”

March 3
Biddy Kelly,
Managing Director, Fresh Start (Scotland).
‘What have charities being doing? Response and Recovery of our local communities.’

March 10
Pete Richie,
Executive Director,
Nourish Scotland.
‘Nourish – our mission, achievements and present programme.’

March 17
Dr Kirsty Hughes,
Director,
Scottish Centre on European Relations.
‘Fragmenting UK on the Edge of Europe: is there any positive path ahead?’

March 24
Peter McDougall,
Green Spaces Development Officer,
City of Edinburgh Council.
‘Saughton Park – the UK’s first green energy powered park.’

March 31
Eleanor Cunningham,
Lead Policy and Insight Officer.
‘Edinburgh Poverty Commission. A brief history and next steps.