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Catch up with some updates from our launch event on 30th March 2017.

Thank you to everyone who attended our official launch event at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay on 30th March! The turnout was fantastic and we were pleased to hear so many found it informative and inspiring. You can visit @engage_2_change to look back at detailed live updates and pictures, but here’s a quick roundup of related news!

Gerraint at his desk in Learning Disability WalesOn the morning of the launch, our Administrator Gerraint Jones-Griffiths and Project Manager Jenna Trakins appeared live on BBC Radio Wales’ morning show, Good Morning Wales to talk about the project. Gerraint shared his journey to employment with Engage to Change and discussed his life with autism. You can listen back to the interview here from 55 minutes in.

Engage to Change was also featured on BBC Radio Cymru on Post Prynhawn. Elen from Blaenau Ffestiniog was interviewed along with her mother Delyth and spoke about her job at the Eurospar. You can listen here from 37:50 into the programme. The National Lottery Community Fund also featured Elen’s story on their blog.

BBC News Wales published an article on Engage to Change here.

The first DFN Project SEARCH video story was presented at the launch, as was Elen’s video story.