Engagement & Influence

CAVO works to ensure that organisations can effectively influence policy, scrutinise public services and act as a route to civic participation especially for disadvantaged and minority groups
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Promotes a third sector perspective at strategic partnerships

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Develops and supports networking opportunities

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Acts as an information collection and circulation point

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Supports opportunities for organisations to work collaboratively together

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Networks

  • Ceredigion Disability Forum is a platform to promote better understanding of the challenges facing the disabled community in Ceredigion, and to explore how Ceredigion County Council policies and decisions can help to resolve, rather than create, problems for the community.
  • Third Sector Alliance serves as a meeting and networking point for the third sector and statutory services, including health, the police and the county council
  • Ceredigion Volunteer Organisers Network (CVON) is an informal peer support network for organisations who provide volunteering opportunities in the county to share best practice, participate in recruitment events and receive updates on regulation and legislation changes.

 

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