East Sussex Community Voice

We listen to and enable communities to have their say and bring about positive change

We use a variety of skills and techniques to listen to and empower communities to have their say and bring about positive change.

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East Sussex VCSE Alliance

East Sussex Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Alliance: Our Journey So Far

Published in November 2023, In line with our annual conference, the East Sussex VCSE Alliance are pleased to share ‘Our Journey So Far’; a reflection on the work that has taken place since we formed in 2021.https://ow.ly/YV1f50QjHHh

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Youth social action project

Forging Links Event 14th February 2024

East Sussex Community Voice are pleased to invite you to our Forging Links event where we will be showcasing a steel sculpture designed by a group of local young travellers and created by a local blacksmith. 

The event will be held at Maresfield Village Hall on 14th February from 2pm to 5pm.

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East Sussex Community Voice – helping to make sure community voices are heard

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is an independent community interest company dedicated to empowering communities to have their voice heard and champion change through impartial advice and organisational support.

Participation

Participation

Utilising a range of engagement techniques to capture views and experiences to champion change

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Evaluation

Evaluation

Generating independent evidence and insight, informing the design and delivery of effective services

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Collaboration

Collaboration

Adding value by partnering in the design, commissioning and delivery of local services

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Communication

Communication

Producing independent insight and messaging that is accessible, engaging and impactful

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Representation

Representation

Strengthening the voice of all communities and contributing to effective decision making

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Our Work

Our community projects are as varied and vibrant as the local people we work with, from long-term plans and programmes to fast-acting smaller commissions:

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ESCV Proudly host:

The East Sussex VCSE Alliance

A partnership of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations from across East Sussex working collaboratively to create a stronger, more resilient voluntary sector for the county and its communities

News

East Sussex Community Voice are pleased to invite you to our Forging Links event where we will be showcasing a steel sculpture designed by a group of local young travellers and created by a local blacksmith.   The young people hope this event will bring together the local community to better understand the lives of

Healthwatch East Sussex, the local independent health and care watchdog, has launched a survey to capture people’s recent experiences of using the new Bexhill Diagnostic Centre. TAKE THE SURVEY HERE: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/BexhillDiagnosticCentreSurvey Healthwatch is particularly keen to hear: – How people are referred to this service – How they travel to the centre – People’s experiences