In person: Launch of the Leeds Doughnut and City Planning Process: building a safe and thriving Leeds

Thu, 28 Apr

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Open Innovations, Leeds

In person: Launch of the Leeds Doughnut and City Planning Process: building a safe and thriving Leeds

How can Leeds be home to thriving people, in a thriving place, whilst respecting the wellbeing of all people, and the health of the whole planet? Join us in person as we explore the power of Doughnut Economics to build a safe and thriving Leeds!

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Time & Location

28 Apr, 09:30 – 17:00

Open Innovations, Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, Duke St, Leeds, LS9 8AG, UK

About the Event

Are you interested in creating a safe and thriving Leeds? 

Are you open to exploring how Leeds can respect and be in harmony with…

...its local, natural environment?

...the health of the whole planet?

...the wellbeing of people worldwide?

If so, join Climate Action Leeds and friends for the launch of our first Leeds ‘Doughnut economics’ City Portrait and find out more about our city planning process. Hosted by TV and radio broadcaster Peg Alexander, as well as headline talks from:

  • Imandeep Kaur, Co-founder and Director of Civic Square, Birmingham 
  • Leonora Grcheva, Cities and Regions Lead at the Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL).

The event is open to everyone and we'd love it if you could join us on the day. In-person places are limited, so please only book an in-person ticket if you are sure you can attend. 

If you would instead like to attend the morning session online, from 10am - 1pm, please register here: https://www.climateactionleeds.org.uk/event-details/online-launch-of-the-leeds-doughnut-and-city-planning-process

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About the event

Doughnut Economics is a groundbreaking set of ideas that can support our journey to a  socially just, zero-carbon and nature-friendly Leeds by the 2030s. The Leeds City Portrait is our first snapshot of where the city is at and will help us start our city planning process. The Leeds Doughnut team is a growing network of people across the city who want to support this transition and is part of Climate Action Leeds.

Our launch event is set to be a day of fully interactive group activities to imagine this new future for Leeds, with workshops and discussions on what a safe and thriving Leeds means for everyone in practice. We’ll hear from doughnut economics experts from the city strategic level down to the community scale to understand the power of the doughnut in practice, as well as present our first Leeds City Portrait.  The afternoon will put this all into action where you will get to test the doughnut process with real life examples, together. We will be joined in-person by DEAL's Community and Arts Lead, Rob Shorter.

We want as much of your input as possible - and lunch is provided, of course!

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