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BOPF Challenging Ageism Workshops – Making Bristol an ‘Age Friendly City’

These workshops are run in partnership with Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) on Zoom.  They are facilitated by Ian Quaife, BOPF Development & Engagement Manager and Bianca Rossetti, Bristol Ageing Better Programme Officer.

About the Workshops

The two-hour Zoom workshop is aimed at voluntary sector organisations working with older people, businesses, students, older people themselves, and anyone with an interest in challenging the ageist narrative. We enable participants to explore ways to tackle age discrimination and ageist stereotypes through their own lived/professional experiences. We also look at how ageist beliefs and actions can negatively affect both older and younger people.

The workshop content includes: • Definitions of ageism • Exploring ageist stereotypes • A short quiz • A brief history of ageism • Ageism and the 2010 Equality Act, looking at direct and indirect ageism through a number of scenarios • A Top Ten Guide to Combatting Ageism.

The facilitators are Ian Quaife, BOPF Development Manager and Bianca Rosetti, Project Manager at Bristol Ageing Better (BAB).

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Dates 2023

Thursday 19 January 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
Thursday 30 March 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
Thursday 11 May 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
Thursday 6 July 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
Thursday 14 September 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
Thursday 16 November 2023, 10:30 – 12:30



If you are aged 55+ you can join BOPF – it’s free!

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