Co-operative Futures are pleased to welcome Kathy Hopkin to the organisation, and to the USE IT! Programme. USE IT! is an exciting and innovative programme to create a new ‘place-based’ community of social entrepreneurs and like-minded individuals who want effect positive change in their local neighbourhoods. Kathy is joining the programme as Social Enterprise Advisor, and will be responsible for providing support to existing and start-up community businesses in the area, as well as enabling local residents to access work experience placements within existing social enterprises.