An interesting item in the National Network for Change and Community blog (scroll down to Monday, 13 May 2013) recounts the visit to Scotland of Wade Rathke from the USA. He was a founding member in 1970 of ACORN, the … Continue reading
The second issue of the International Association for Community Development’s ‘Practice Insights’ focuses on community empowerment, and includes articles from countries including Australia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal and Scotland. Ingrid Burkett, in an editorial, … Continue reading
The European Community Development Network has just published its latest bi-annual report.
The International Association for Community Development’s next international conference will be held in Glasgow, 9-11 June 2014. Outline programme information and details of how to get involved are now available at the conference website:www.communityistheanswer.org.
“From Fairy Tale to Reality: Dispelling the Myths around Citizen Engagement” is a collaborative venture by Involve and the RSA. The pamphlet debunks common misconceptions of public engagement such as fears of spiralling costs and dwindling prospects of success, and … Continue reading
The former Combined European Bureau for Social Development (CEBSD) has been relaunched as the European Community Development Network, a non-governmental European umbrella organisation which brings together a variety of partners from a dozen countries both inside and outside the European … Continue reading