Last week, Programme Manager for Communities and Place, Isabel Young travelled to Nottingham to discuss what makes them feel well in their city. Here she provides four key reflections from the lively discussions that took place on the day.
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
As part of our Amplify NI programme, Jim Ledwith from the team talks about putting ethnographic research into practice on the buses.
Our Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend sets out four key challenges for everyone who is committed to challenging inequality and empowering communities.
Our programme lead for Ireland and Clore Social Leader Fellow, Roger Warnock, outlines what he believes are the eight key traits that make an inclusive leader.
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. This is the second of two parts, in which we are showcasing some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. In two parts, we showcase some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich, explores how social innovation can be transformative for rural areas.
James Noble, Deputy Head of Measurement and Evaluation at NPC and co-author of the Communities Can final evaluation report, reflects on some of the key challenges the programme had to overcome.
Bringing you some highlights from across the three areas of our work; social innovation and investment, work with communities and research.