Please find below the presentations of the Child in the City Seminar – Child Poverty in Western Cities, 21 and 22 November 2019 in Leeds, UK
Thursday 21st November 2019
Keynote: Poverty and Restorative Practice: Putting the needs of children, young people and families at the centre of anti-poverty work in Leeds.
Gill Main, Associate Professor in Childhood Studies in the School of Education, University of Leeds.
Keynote: Poverty, child abuse and neglect: Time for a new story.
Brid Featherstone, Professor of Social Work at the University of Huddersfield.
Parallel Session 1: Child poverty and educational environments
- Educational Landscapes in Vienna and Patterns of Exclusion – Korinna Lindinger
- Towards Equity: Green Schoolyards for all – Danielle Denk
Parallel Session 2: Child poverty: Urban segregation and marginalisation
- Children’s housing invisibility and its impacts in market liberal urban transition contexts: lessons from Australia – Wendy Stone
Parallel Session 3: Child poverty: Lessons from two cities Dortmund and Madrid
- Dortmund’s Social City Action Plan – Martin Ruhrmann and Jochen Schneider
- Poverty in Madrid: An Analysis From Children, Youth and Families Perspective. Innovative Ideas to Solve It in the City. – Ana Isabel Garrido Martinez
Friday 22nd November 2019
Keynote: Two cities – one ambition
- Child friendly Leeds – Sue Rumbold, Chief Officer in Leeds Children’s Services & Andy Lloyd, Head of Children’s Workforce Development in Leeds Children’s Services
- High five Hoogeveen – Johanna Sellis, Senior Policy Advisor Strategy, Policy and Projects Municipality of Hoogeveen & Gert Vos, Alderman Municipality of Hoogeveen
Parallel Session 4: Child poverty and children’s agency
- Walking and staying with lively streets in early childhood: knowing ways out of impoverished environments with families and practitioners – Penny Lawrence
- Addressing child poverty in local communities in Leeds – Amelia Gunn
- Support workers’ perspective of child poverty in cities across the UK: What support can increase chances for these children? – Amelia Smith
Parallel Session 5: Addressing child poverty in interdisciplinary ways
- Addressing child poverty in interdisciplinary ways – Dagmar Kostihová
- Children’s and Young People’s Place Standard Tools- addressing Social and Spatial Justice in Scotland – Marguerite Hunter Blair and Cherie Morgan
Parallel Session 6: Children’s Poverty in Eastern and Western Cities
- The ‘Cartography’ of Children’s Poverty in Pune’s Budhwar Peth – Ayushi Rawat
- Local Child Poverty Action Reports in Scotland – learning from the first year – Kerry McKenzie and Hanna McCulloch
Keynote: Public Space Play Masterplan 2020-2030 in Barcelona City: the importance of a context-specific deployment in the poorer areas.
Laia Pineda, Director of the Childhood and Adolescence Institute of Barcelona