Called to Change: Modern Slavery Day : 18 Oct, ONLINE

October 18, 2020 | 10:30 am

Events at Ely Cathedral to mark this year’s Anti-Slavery Day – Sunday 18th October – in partnership with The Clewer Initiative (TCI).

On Sunday 18th October at 10:30am Bishop Alastair Redfern will be preaching in Ely Cathedral, with a live stream of the service.

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The Eucharist will be followed by a livestream presentation by Shayne Tyler, Compliance Manager for Fresca Foods and campaigner against modern slavery and exploitative work; and a short conversation between Shayne, Canon Martin and Caroline Virgo from The Clewer Initiative.

The livestream presentation and discussion will begin at around noon and end about 12.30pm. It will be available following the livestream on the Ely Cathedral YouTube channel, along with other resources for Modern Slavery Day from The Clewer Initiative.

Shayne Tyler is the Group Compliance Director for a leading fresh produce supplier to retail accounts. He relies on over 20 years of experience directly managing variable levels of employee exploitation identification and resolution, where he has actively helped shape legislation, guidance, best practice and support mechanisms for the prevention and eradication of worker abuse.

Caroline Virgo is the Director of The Clewer Initiative. A former barrister, she has been involved in faith based charities and the Church throughout herworking life, both in the UK and abroad. Caroline founded the Bristol Debt Advice Centre (nowTalking Money) in 1990 and Hope’s Place in 2004.Prior to joining The Clewer Initiative as a development officer in 2016 she worked for the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth for five years, first as an externalconsultant on the Curial Review Board and then as setting up several new initiatives for the incoming Bishop, culminating as Director of Development of Caritas Diocese of Portsmouth.

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