We need rich and diverse communities, places where we can belong and contribute, in order to have lives of meaning.
Small Sparks Grants Programme
Bob Rhodes outlines how Small Sparks grants can work at the level of the parish as he sets out the framework published by Ruspidge and Soudley Parish Council.
Common Threads: Changing Stories - Stories of Change
John O'Brien shares his reflections on the practice of Independent Facilitation following a conference organised by The Ontario Independent Facilitation Network.
Fighting for Inclusion or Building Community?
Tim Keilty describes how New Prospects have shifted their attention from advocacy for inclusion towards building community - and the results are encouraging.
Citizenship and Community
Rowena Hallé shares Jim's story, arguing that we must support every person to share their gifts and value everyone as equal citizens.
Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centres
Part of a larger network of TUC Unemployed Workers' Centres, this is Derbyshire's Annual Report for 2016.
The Systems View of Life
'With nature as our mentor, another world is possible' David Towell reviews The Systems View of Life.
The TAP Story
Daniel Cashman of The TAP describes how a small bunch of freedom fighters came together to break down walls and forge a lively community.
Claire Bates is starting a campaign to share what people with disabilities think makes for both good and poor support around relationships.
Big Red Food Shed
Julie Lowe runs the Big Red Food Shed a community business providing fresh and healthy food to local people on low incomes as an alternative to food-banks.
Citizenship: A Guide for Providers of Support
Sam Sly and Bob Tindall have written a new guide for providers of support working to develop true citizenship for all.
Political Literacy and Civic Thoughtfulness
Henry Tam describes the principles that must underpin any coherent and decent community and outlines the Synetopia framework - the keys to community.
Managing Dissent and Embracing Diversity
Nan Carle has written this moving piece on how we deal with the challenge of respectfully confronting disrespect, anger and fear.