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
In the final report in the Carnegie UK Trust’s ‘Enabling State’ series, Carnegie Fellow Sir John Elvidge, who was Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Government from 2003 to 2010, recommends eight steps that governments can take to build a society … Continue reading
The European Community Development Network, which brings people from 11 countries together, has been working on a common declaration. We expect that this will be introduced at the international conference in Glasgow in June. In the meantime an interesting video … Continue reading
The English Community Organisers’ network has issued a short and clear ten point Code of Conduct for Community Organisers which may be of wider interest.
Ideas in Action in Youth Work is a new resource in which the theory underpinning youth work meets practice, designed by Dr John Bamber of the Centre for Effective Services in Dublin. CES is an independent organisation that connects research, … Continue reading
The Community Development Journal, established in 1965, is 50 years old in 2015. Mick Carpenter (University of Warwick), Akwugo Emejulu (University of Edinburgh) and Marilyn Taylor (Institute for Voluntary Action Research invite articles, for a 50th Anniversary Special Issue in … Continue reading