AGM and Real Gathering – Saturday June 19th 2021

What

The event will consist of:

Members Gathering: hear all about what our projects have been doing to support local disabled people to make change happen in Tower Hamlets and how you can get involved. Have your say on how membership should be managed in the future.

Entertainment: There will be art, poetry and video created by our members about their experience of the Covid-19 pandemic.

AGM:

The AGM itself will last for about 30 minutes during our event and is for the year 2019-2020. This was delayed because of Covid-19. We will hold an AGM for 2020-2021 in November 2021. You can find the papers for the AGM including details of how to become a trustee here.

  • Introduction
  • Apologies for absence
  • Approval of minutes of the last AGM
  • Review of the year
  • Chair’s report
  • Financial report (including annual accounts)
  • Proposal to re-appoint our auditors
  • Electing our new Board of Trustees
  • Ratification of the Board’s nomination for Chair
  • Any other business

Only full members are able to vote in the AGM. You can find out more about becoming a member here: http://www.real.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-member/

When and where

On Saturday 19th June 12:30 – 16:00, Real will be holding its Annual General Meeting and Real Members gathering. The first 30 minutes will be for welcoming and managing any technical issues.

This event will be held online on zoom. We will email you out the link once you’ve registered.

How to register

To register you can:

When you register we will make sure you have all the relevant papers.

Access needs

Tell us if you have any access needs by writing to events@real.org.uk or call us on 07458305634 or 020 7001 2170. The AGM will include breaks.

We are running several Zoom skills workshops and offering some 1:1 support to people who want to dial into the AGM. If you would like this support please get in touch using the details above.

Becoming a trustee

You can find the Trustee application form and more information on becoming a trustee here.

We’re holding a 90 minute Trustees’ Information Session on Tuesday 4th May from 17:00 until 18:30 and Thursday 13th May from 11:00 until 12:30 on zoom. The sessions will cover:

• The Board of Trustees, what it does and how you can be part of it

• What a Trustee does and the skills and responsibilities they have

• How the elections work and how to stand for election

You don’t have to come to the session, but it’s a way to ask questions, meet Trustees and get help to fill out the ‘Trustee nomination form’.

If you’d like to book you can:

  • sign up to a session here
  • call 07458305634 or 020 7001 2185
  • email events@real.org.uk. You can also contact us with any access needs or questions.

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