Participants wanted to explore new models of urban governance in Greater Manchester

People with different knowledge, skills and resources interested in making devolution matter in Greater Manchester are invited to take part in a research project to develop innovative responses to urban governance challenges in 21st century city-regions.

The Jam and Justice initiative is seeking 15 participants to form an ‘action research co-operative’ (ARC) that will run a series of action research projects to test and innovate new ways of governing in our city-regions.
It is hoped that these projects will inspire and inform thinking on inclusive devolved governance. But crucially, these projects will attempt to make a difference in the here-and-now in Greater Manchester.

All ARC participants will receive a flat-rate fee in recognition of their participation and contribution, together with appropriate training and support.

The application form can be downloaded at the appropriate link below.

The deadline for applications is 26th September 2016.

• Please send completed applications to or to Jam and Justice, GMCVO, St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ to be received by 26th September 2016.
• The Jam and Justice team will confirm receipt of your application and offer an informal 1-to-1 conversation with you, if you have not already had one.
• The team will consider all applications submitted by the closing date. Final decisions on recruitment to the ARC will be made by the Jam and Justice team and communicated to applicants in the week beginning 9th October 2016.

Please go to the link below to find out more about the application process.
It is also recommended that you read the FAQs before applying.
For more information about Jam and Justice and the ARC please consult the information sheet.

If you have any questions about the application form or would like some assistance in completing it, please contact or call Liz on 07765 603420.

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