What Is the Social Policy Network?
The Social Policy Network is a forum for people working in voluntary or statutory organisations whose work includes a social policy interest or policy remit.
The role of the Network is to:
- Provide a forum for an exchange of information
- Share experience/expertise of “what works in influencing public policy”
- Hear how other agencies/organisations approach their policy brief
When Does The Network Meet?
The Network meets quarterly and the next meeting of the Social Policy Network is on Wednesday, 12th September 2018, from 11am – 1pm at The Clayton Hotel, Cardiff Lane, Dublin 2.
Members will outline and share recent social policy work in their organisation and there will be a presentation.
If your organisation would like to send a representative to the meeting, please register by 12pm on Friday 31st August 2018 using the registration form available at the link HERE.
Registration and Queries
If you would like more information about the Social Policy Network, or the next meeting you can contact Suzanne Dowd (DEBRA Ireland); firstname.lastname@example.org.
A template is available HERE for you to fill out and bring to the meeting as a guide to sharing and talking about the key work on your organisation. You can outline recent social policy activities in your organisation using the template and email this to Suzanne Dowd before the meeting so that it can be circulated in advance.
Other Useful Documents
An agenda for the next Social Policy Network meeting is available HERE
The terms of reference for the Social Policy Network are available HERE