Minutes from July 2018 meeting - Women's Equality

Minutes from July 2018 meeting

Minutes from July 2018 meeting

WEP East Kent branch meeting 

2 July 2018, 7.30pm

Umbrella Centre, Whitstable

Present: 14 members were present including committee members, Cathy (Branch Leader), Laure (Co-Data Manager), Helen (Co-Data Manager), Harriet (Treasurer) and Natasha (Comms).

  • Introductions and welcome. Cathy gave update on news from central office:
    • Conference theme is Making Change Happen
    • Motions – anything to put forward ourselves and discussion on supporting Branch Representation as proposed by Lambeth Branch 
    • How to stand as an officer
  • Branch Finance update: steps still being taken to set up a bank account
  • Branch Data Management: notes re GDPR 
  • Speaker from Rise Kent
    • A peer-support organization for survivors of sexual violence
    • Group meets fortnightly in Thanet
    • Has a unique role although well-networked to other services and signposts where necessary 
    • Recently funded by Big Lottery to help increase capacity
    • How can WEPEK help? Raise awareness, through letters to schools (especially re provision of sex education), local papers and Councillors
  • AOB 
    • Call for volunteers to help provide a presence at University Freshers’ Fairs 
  • Date of next meeting: TBA


  • Members to feedback to Cathy on proposed Motion
  • Template letter to be provided for individuals to write to schools
  • Branch will send a press release on issue of violence against women to local press
  • Date and location of next meeting to be arranged  

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