Materials from June’s international conference ‘Community is the Answer’ held in Glasgow are available for uploading at www.communityistheanswer.org.
Charlie McConnell, former head of the Scottish Community Education Council, the Carnegie UK Trust and other organisations, has published a book which combines a memoir with reflections about how people who work as community organisers, educators and development workers to … Continue reading
IFSW (the International Federation of Social Workers) has launched the ‘ First Global Report on Social Work and Social Development: Promoting Social and Economic Equalities’. It highlights these findings: People cannot be developed by others: … to escape from poverty … Continue reading
Earlier in the year Professors Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson gave the Sir Douglas Robb Lectures on at the University of Auckland. These provide the most up to date account of research on income inequality and its effects since The … Continue reading
A briefing by SCDC examines Scotland’s first National Action Plan for Human Rights. SCDC considers this a significant step towards helping people and communities to exert greater control over their lives and become better able to contribute to Scotland’s economic … Continue reading
IPPR’s new report The Condition of Britain: Strategies for social renewal sets out a new approach to politics and public action driven by the goals of spreading power, fostering contribution and strengthening shared institutions, enabling people in Britain to work … Continue reading