Happen Together CIC 

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For you, for your work, for social change

MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

Our Journal -  a space for sharing our thinking, feeling and doing... 

November 24, 2019

I first wrote this blog in 2014 as a solicitor at Simpson Millar solicitors having just written my own blog and asked that it be shared with my profile on the firm's website.   This led to a twitter exchange with Helen Sanderson, then CEO of Helen Sanderson Associates...

July 8, 2019

This is a blog I wrote for Claire Bradshaw in June 2019 about why at Happen Together we use clean language.

At Happen Together we base our coaching and facilitation work with individuals and with teams or organisations in a clean language approach. Clean language is whe...

July 8, 2019

Back in April we celebrated the suffrage centenary work with schools and young people in Manchester that Happen Together delivered in 2018 with The Pankhurst Trust, Rise Voice Vote. We gathered at Federation House with young people, women’s organisations, activists, ca...

June 4, 2019

This blog reviewing the work we have done with the Parliament Project was originally posted on their site for International Women's Day. As Eve and I review the circles and plans for more of them in different spheres of life it was helpful to reflect on this learning....

February 19, 2019

We are excited to announce that we are continuing our collaboration with Amity and in partnership with Flourish to bring a series of three sense-making events to Manchester for women change-makers and those supporting them.

Like many, we were buoyed up by the amazing ar...

February 15, 2019

The launch of the Pankhurst-Fawcett Scorecard, in the birthplace of the suffragettes, provides us all with a means to play our part in achieving women’s equality, and transforming the fortunes of Greater Manchester, the region’s employers in all sectors have a key role...

February 11, 2019

You might argue that the moment for “year in review” pieces has passed. Let’s be honest as most of these now ping into our inboxes between Christmas and New Year designed to get our chilled-out attention they are mainly written before the year is even done. I was tempt...

October 16, 2018

We have witnessed in 2018 an incredibly vibrant, dynamic and diverse range of events, debates and conversations marking the 100 years since some women in the UK achieved suffrage. Celebrating the many achievements and gains since 1918 of women in political life and pow...

November 10, 2017

At Happen Together we have teamed up with Flourish CIC and amity HCD to co-design and create a festival to showcase the talents, innovation and heritage of women change-makers who increase social and economic independence of communities of Greater Manchester whilst cre...

September 20, 2017

Last week I found myself ‘practising what I preach’, or as I prefer to think about it, having an opportunity to model some good practice. Specifically, pulling off a great project kick-off on a new production with the small film company, Find It Film I am co-founder of...

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This is a blog I wrote for Claire Bradshaw in June 2019 about why at Happen Together we use clean language.

At Happen Together we base our coaching and...

Clean language: directing your attention within the system to create sustainable change

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