Publications

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Atlas of the world

Amplify: Voices and actions in places

Print date: April 2018 Item type: Publication

Print date: April 2018

Our Amplify work responds to the real, lived experiences of people and the communities in which they live. We share some of our learnings to date in this report.

Atlas of the world

Uttlesford Community Action Zones Report

Print date: April 2018 Item type: Publication

Author: Isabel Young

Print date: April 2018

Author: Isabel Young

As part of our work in Essex The Uttlesford Community Action Research; Community Action Zones project took a strengths-based approach to understanding social isolation and loneliness; focusing on people’s social connections and networks, rather than assuming social deficit.

#refugeeswelcome in parks: a resource book

Print date: December 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: December 2017

Do you work directly with refugees and asylum seekers?  This resource book will share information on how the use of public space can help to facilitate wellbeing and inclusion, and offers ideas for supporting positive experiences. Are you involved in the planning, design or management of parks (or other outdoor public spaces)? This resource book… → Read More

A Tale of Two Cities: Community Perspectives and Narratives on Inequality, Struggle, Hope and Change

Print date: November 2017 Item type: Publication

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

Print date: November 2017

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

Today we are facing unprecedented inequality challenges. Who holds responsibility for the widening gaps in society and how do we solve them? A tale of two cities presents community perspectives on what inequality is, and how it is experienced, struggled with and resisted. It shares the findings of research which took place over a year in… → Read More

Community Powered Change: Telling stories, growing ideas

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Publication

Authors: Alice Neeson, Becca Bor, Jim Ledwith, Rebecca Watterson, Roger Warnock

Part of our places programme Amplify NI is a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. Read the programme’s impact report here.

Communities Can: Final Evaluation Report

Print date: February 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: February 2017

Our 2-year ‘Communities Can’ pilot, run in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund and five community CVSs, set out to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups. The project evaluation conducted by NPC highlights how community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities yet can face a lack of access to development.