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There will be a number of speakers including: John Page, national organiser for HOPE not hate; Professor Mark Stuart, Director of CERIC; Hilary Benn, MP Leeds Central; Andy Lock, Coalfields Community Trust; Reverend Al Barrett, Hodge Hill Church Birmingham and Dr Mark Stears, New Economic Forum.
For a full list of speakers and their biographies, please read the programme.
This two-day conference is being hosted by the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC), the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI), and the charity HOPE not hate.
The conference – 'A future for post-industrial communities?' will be attended by practitioners and academics looking to find ways to address the multitude of challenges faced by communities affected by de-industrialisation.