communities

Exploring the social value of community assets in Wirral

Project aimed to map the community assets in Wirral, and measure their impact using a social value approach. 

This report provides a summary of the project methods and findings.

Towards co-production in research with communities

Provides conceptual substantiation and practical guidance for co-producing research with communities; and advances the theory and practice of co-producing research with communities.

Future model for community justice in Scotland

Consultation document that invites views on the details of the proposed new model for community justice in Scotland.

TED ed resource: peer-learning to strengthen community resilience

This TED Ed resource is a quick introduction to the filmed case studies sharing stories of resilience amongst at-risk youth. The New Zealand singer Kimbra is the Ambassador for this UNESCO project and introduces the material. She also shares her own lessons in resilience building speaking directly to her peers.

Changing places with stories

Resource aimed at helping groups of people to work with stories in a systematic way that supports learning and inspires action to improve places.

Community and voluntary services in the age of austerity

Report that lays bare the impact of austerity on services provided by the community and voluntary sector and on the workers for whom providing a service is not just a job, but part of a deep personal commitment to the people they support.

It is a wake-up call for politicians and  society at large that workers in the community sector are approaching crisis point, and it is time to take notice.

Consultation on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Government recognises that empowering communities and reforming public services are key to achieving improved outcomes for all of Scotland. 

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill is intended to provide a legislative underpinning that will support and drive forward these key areas of policy.

The innovation forum/dialogue in action

Case study that is the fifth and final in a series of case studies that explore key strands of the Arts and Social Change programme within Citizen Power Peterborough.

Citizen Power Peterborough is a two-year programme of action supported by Peterborough City Council, the Royal Society of Arts and Arts Council England. The aim is to build connections between people and communities, get people more involved in public life and encourage active citizenship.

The emissary project

Case study that is the fourth in a series of five which will explore key strands of the Arts and Social Change programme within Citizen Power Peterborough.

Citizen Power Peterborough is a two-year programme of action supported by Peterborough City Council, the Royal Society of Arts and Arts Council England. The aim is to build connections between people and communities, get people more involved in public life and encourage active citizenship.