RSA Engage: Responding to the Coronavirus crisis

Fellowship Event


Online via Zoom

  • Behaviour change
  • Mental health
  • Mindfulness
  • Rawthmells
  • Virtual Coffeehouse
  • Fellowship
  • Fellowship in Action

Want to lend your skills to support social change projects? Join us to hear from two Fellow-led projects and discover others via our online collaboration platform Wazoku.

 In this online event, two Fellows will share how their projects are responding to challenges emerging due to or exacerbated by the pandemic, ending with clear calls to action. There will be a chance to offer your skills and expertise to develop these initiatives via the Wazoku platform, and to learn more about how these practical solutions were created through two Q&A sessions.

About our speakers: Merilee Karr FRSA will share how her project is using empty homes to provide free accommodation for NHS workers. Find out more about NHS Homes here. Kate Kneale FRSA is coordinating a festival to support seaside town economies affected by the coronavirus. Find out more about the Back & Fill Festival here.

About Wazoku: Wazoku is an online collaboration platform for anyone looking for ways to support communities and projects. If you’ve an idea to share, or have a project you want to build or get off the ground, our Wazoku platform allows you to create a space to do this. In order to offer your skills in support of the projects, please register for a Wazoku account and be logged in when the join the event. 


12.00 – 12.10: welcome & introductions

12.10 – 12.25: Merilee Karr on NHS Homes

12.25 – 12.35: Q&A and skills share

12.35 – 12.50: Kate Kneale on Back & Fill

12.50 – 13.00: Q&A and skills share

13.00 – 13.10: Exploring other projects on the Wazoku platform

13.10 – 13.15: Thank you & event close

Please register your place to attend. Please note that despite this being an online event, places are limited, so please let us know if you can no longer make it.

If you have questions about this event, please email Rachel Godin (RSA Coffeehouse and London Events Manager) at [email protected].


Follow the "Book Now" link above in advance to receive joining instructions. This event will take place via Zoom online conferencing.

The event will take place via the online conferencing platform, Zoom. You will receive the link to this meeting upon registering for the event, and again in a reminder 30 minutes beforehand. The event will be conducted in English.

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