CDAS has published a new booklet ‘How Community Development Happens: Why stronger communities matter and what it takes to develop them’ which invites people to think about what it takes to develop and support stronger communities. We believe that it … Continue reading
Following last year’s CDAS conference Sanctuary, Solidarity and Social Capital the Scottish Community Development Centre has been commissioned to support and share best practice among those working to help welcome and resettle people arriving in Scotland as asylum seekers, new … Continue reading
We have all seen illustrations of the ‘ladder of participation’ and similar ideas. This Flickr page by someone called Tim Bonnemann gathers together lots and lots of them.
A new (downloadable) book on community learning and community development in Scotland ’Influencing Change: CLD in Scotland, 2001-2015’ (The Making of an Empowering Profession, Volume 2), edited by Colin Ross, brings together the key policy and guidance documents across all … Continue reading
CDAS has in recent years argued that the Scottish Government and partners should work to create a new overall statement of vision on the role of stronger communities, plus a process for its implementation. We feel that the case for … Continue reading
CDAS recently asked its members for short statements on how they see community development as relevant to their work, and how their work contributes to community development. The responses that we have received show the wide variety of sectors and … Continue reading