SI LIVE is a two-day event in Lisbon exploring the future of social innovation research, incubation and action. The event, which will be live-streamed on 12-13 November, will bring together leading social innovators, academics and practitioners to discuss and explore the future agenda for social innovation, how best to incubate and scale social innovations, and… → Read More
Join Derek Spicer of The Stairway to Heaven Memorial Trust for a lunchtime seminar on the Bethnal Green Tube Disaster and how communities bounce back from adversity.
Read the executive summary of the draft strategy for the civic economy in Portugal.
Join us for a discussion of community shares, a new way to support local enterprise and get people engaged with small business.
Essential Safeguarding and Humanutopia were the deserving winners of packages of mentoring from UBS, to help support their plans for growth and sustainability.
The ‘local’ has attained ever greater political resonance as a site of registration and resistance to globalisation. In this session we look at three different projects of ‘thick’ mapping in which an attempt is being made to capture the peculiarities of place at a time of accelerated structural change. With Barbara Brayshay ‘Community Development Through… → Read More
Join Josh Lerner, Executive Director of the Participatory Budgeting Project in New York, and Alderman Joe Moore of Chicago’s 49th Ward to discuss the future of Participatory Budgeting in the UK.
Join Tom Shirley of the Cabinet Office to discuss the future of public service mutuals.
How we can remove the institutional and cultural barriers preventing many women from reaching positions of leadership? What can different sectors learn from one another in the fight for true equality? Ceri Goddard, Director of Gender at the Young Foundation, will be arguing for disrupting the debate on women in leadership. Join us at St Paul’s… → Read More
Join Paul Smith and Charlotte Wheedon of the Aster Group to explore how housing associations are in a unique position to foster rural social enterprise.