Act now to change tomorrow

Act now to change tomorrow

Be inspired to make a difference through social action and find out how to get involved and rise to the challenge set by a panel of speakers of how to be epic every day in our communities.

Community Base will throw open it’s doors on 24 May. So, come along and find out more about the city’s amazing voluntary and community organisations. All with tea and cake!

Date: Wednesday 24 May

Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Community Base, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG

Book: Book your place today!

If you’re interested in being involved in this event, get in touch with Frances Duncan, Partnerships Manager, on 01273 234023 or



About the panel of speakers

Eugenie Teasley, the Goodall Foundation

The Goodall Foundation launched in 2016 to empower people in Brighton and across the globe to change their lives for the better.

Eugenie is the CEO of the Goodall Foundation, her background is in education and youth development.

Jo Ivens, Impetus

Impetus is an award-winning Brighton and Hove charity. They help people who feel lonely or socially isolated because of age, disability, or poor mental or physical health

Jo is the Chief Executive of Impetus, she has spent most of the last 20 years working on or with charities of all sizes.

Martin Harris, Brighton & Hove Buses

Martin returned to run Brighton & Hove Buses in 2013 after starting his career here during the new bus company’s formative years. His 35 years in the bus industry has made him a passionate advocate for developing sustainable and clean public transport for the city.

At the helm of the company, he works in partnership across all sectors and simultaneously delves deep into the community to support grassroots groups and to make buses wholly accessible to anyone living in or commuting to the city.

Ceri Davies, Community Works

Community Works connects charities, volunteers and businesses, so they can make our society and local areas better.

Ceri Davies is the chair of Community Works, she also works at the University of Brighton with roles as a research fellow and for the award-winning Community University Partnership Programme.


About Any Other Business

Any Other Business is a collection of local individuals and organisations who want to open the door on the social good going on, in and around Brighton & Hove.

Using Brighton Festival’s theme this year, the Everyday Epic, they’re curating a series of interactive events from the 20-26 May that showcase the work of charities, social enterprises, businesses and the public sector in and around Brighton & Hove.

The series of events will reveal the epic character of social good this city has but which very few know about. Join us in exploring how we can work together effectively so that all members of our community can flourish and fulfill their potential.


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