A Virtual SRG Village Show!

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus and subsequent social isolation, many traditional spring and summer activities have had to be put on hold this year. Whilst we’re still not able to jet off abroad or enjoy a staycation, there is one thing we can do—a virtual Village Show! Whether you are part of an SRG, interested in joining an SRG, or …

Community SRG Ambassadors – job opportunities

Community Ambassadors 3 new freelance roles working in East Leeds. Flexible hours to suit (usually in school time). £10 per hour for approx. 70 hours each year for three years. We’re building a network of Self-Reliant Groups (SRGs) in East Leeds, and we’re recruiting three Ambassadors to spread the word about SRG membership and how this benefits people and communities. …

Trust Leeds Anniversary Launch

“In a nutshell, it’s all about helping people to enterprise themselves out of poverty.” This was how Chief Executive Liza Kellett explained our work to the supporters, allies and donors who had gathered on 13th November to mark the anniversary of the decision to ‘go for it’ and set up Trust Leeds.  She continued by fittingly acknowledging another anniversary, “It’s …

Six Leadership Characteristics of Social Entrepreneurs – a Business School Seminar

As a graduate of the University of Leeds, and having achieved a Masters from the Leeds University Business School, Trust Leeds’ Chief Executive was invited to join the Business School’s Leaders in Residence Programme, which matches the theory that is taught with real world practice.  Liza explains her leadership path, inspirations and lessons learned.  Dr James Roberts, Lecturer in Strategy …

A great day out

Chief Executive Liza Kellet shares her experience of a fact-finding mission to Glasgow to inspire allies and to learn more about Self-Reliant Groups from those who know best: members of groups, in their own words. It’s not often in the UK that you’re rolling out of bed and thanking the heavens that there’s no snow. On Friday the 9 March …