About the Seminar:
“Community economic development describes the process of economic development within a specific area to benefit the local community. The process is led by people living, working and running businesses in that area.”(My Community, Department for Communities and Local Government, UK) By addressing the importance of connections between the local, regional and national layers of the economy, CED reshape the economic system to make it better serve people and community interests. The seminar will feature experiences on facilitating community economic development in Hong Kong, including the bottom-up planning and implementation of local markets.
About the Speaker
Dorothy conducts researches related to poverty alleviation, social security, social economy & community participation; and involves in networks with professional groups and NGOs to seek for more effective ways to enhance community economy development & regenerating community assets (including community space) in Hong Kong.
Her recent researches include:
- Guidebook on community marketing building (2017)
- Study on local street markets in Sham Shui Po (2015) committed by the Sham Shui Po District Council;
- Study on Child Care Services for Low Income Families in Hong Kong (2015)
- Expenditure Pattern of Grassroots Household in Hong Kong 1999-2010(2013);
- Poverty Situations of South and Southeast Asians Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong(2013);
Date: 13 November 2017 (Monday)
Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Venue: HKIP Office (Unit 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong)
Registration deadline: 10 November 2017 (Friday)
*The seminar is free of charge. The seminar is equivalent to 1.5 CPD hours.
For registration, please send a reply email to HKIP (email@example.com) stating your Full Name, Membership Number, Contact Number and Email. Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.