Community Organisers Ltd (COLtd) has announced that it has secured a £4.2m contract from the Office of Civil Society, part of the Department of Culture Media and Sport, to expand the number of Community Organisers in England from 6,500 to … Continue reading
Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights has produced a series of case studies profiling how communities in Scotland are using human rights to tackle poor housing, challenge poverty and improve health. Launched by the Scottish Human Rights Commission to … Continue reading
The Equality Trust has unveiled its new activist pack ‘Inequality Is Not Inevitable – How you can make the UK a fairer, better society: A Guide for Inequality Activists’. The solution to inequality lies with each and every one of us … Continue reading
The European Community Organizing Network – ECON, which promotes community organizing in a variety of forms, is developing a Moodle web page with community organizing online courses for beginners as well as advanced community activists.
The Community Organisers programme in England was funded by the government (as part of the long-forgotten ‘Big Society’ policy), and the Cabinet Office commissioned evaluation work. The final evaluation report considers how effective the programme has been and the social … Continue reading
Midlothian Voluntary Action has created a website to showcase the results of a Lottery funded project “A History of Community Activism and Voluntary Action in Midlothian”.