Kate has worked at Capital City Partnership since 2006. She currently has oversight of the Joined up for Jobs, Joined up for Young People and Joined up for Families Strategies. Kate works with colleagues in City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian and the voluntary sector to develop programmes aimed at alleviating poverty, particularly through employment support. She contributes to the work of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission and the Local Child Poverty Action Report for Edinburgh.
Ying leads on the strategic development of the Whole Family Equality Project, working alongside delivery partners Children 1st and CHAI to deliver a holistic whole family model of support to 120 BAME families in Edinburgh. Working with Citizen Panel, stakeholders and other partners, WFEP will bring the voices of BAME families and communities to the forefront of service delivery and development, inform and bring about transformative change that is yet to come.
Stacey contract manages the Intensive Family Support Service across the city region, working with managers, stakeholders and caseworkers to support and develop the six services funded under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. Stacey is also working on the development of a new family support service which will expand the offer of support available to families engaging in Early Years Centres in Edinburgh.
Georgina works on various projects under Joined Up for Families, including the development of a Citizens Panel which will bring together representatives of ethnic minority communities across Edinburgh to share their views and to influence work tackling poverty and inequality. Georgina also leads on the participatory budgeting element of the Whole Family Equality Project.
Charlie works on the Whole Family Equality Project, supporting young people and working with them to develop their own personally-tailored pathways of progression through a programme of mentorship and advocacy. Charlie is a former chemistry teacher and youth volunteer manager. Charlie serves as a key link between the Whole Family Equality Project, youth organisations and schools.