This one day conference brings together politicians, professionals, academics and interested members of public from across the country to discuss how cities can work together to tackle the key challenge of reducing inequality.
In this collection, you will hear what has already been done in Sheffield, including the proactive 'Our Fair City' Campaign (www.ourfaircity.co.uk) that is designed to deliver sustainable change. Listen to audio recordings from the collection to discover what else still needs to be done to make our cities fairer.
Fair Cities: A Context
Professor Rowland Atkinson from the University of Sheffield outlines the context of 'Fair Cities', and introduces the 'Our Fair City' pledge introduced by Sheffield.
Prof Alan Walker: Sheffield as a Fair City
Professor Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Sheffield describes the strong appetite for fairness in Sheffield.
Fair Cities - Sheffield City Council
Councillor Mazher Iqbal is the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Equality at Sheffield City Council. Mazher offers his view on the inequalities in Sheffield.
What Does Fairness Mean?
Sharon Squires is the Director of Sheffield First Partnership, and is responsible for delivering the aims set out in the City Strategy (Sheffield 2020). Sharon offers her views of what she thinks a fair city would look like.
SEC*s & The City (*Socio Economic Class)
Kate Pickett is a Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York. In this presentation, she examines the impact of income inequality on fairness. The PowerPoint Presentation is available as a PDF in this collection.
SEC*s & The City - PDF of Slides
PDF of slides. Kate Pickett is a Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York. In this presentation, she examines the impact of income inequality on fairness.