We need rich and diverse communities, places where we can belong and contribute, in order to have lives of meaning.
Six Practices for Creative Engagement
Six practices for creating engagement in the development of inclusive and sustainable communities.
Marie - A Life Moving Forward
The true story of one woman's ongoing fight against the system and her eventual triumph against all the odds.
John Gillespie, with Susanne Hughes, describes how community development and improvement must begin by putting local people in control.
The C2 Model is a positive approach to bring about real community change by supporting local people to lead the process of change themselves.
Enjoying the Rollercoaster Ride
One mother's story of her rollercoaster journey and the inspirational achievements of her son.
WomenCentre is one the most effective and innovative organisations in the UK - combining personalisation with community action.
Connections that matter
The impact of Grapevine's work on people with learning disabilities and their families.
AiM - Artists in Mind
AiM is an arts charity supporting people who experience acute and enduring mental health problems.
WomenCentre has worked out how to integrate personalisation and collective action in a sophisticated and dynamic model of support.
Women at the Centre
Simon Duffy and Clare Hyde explain how WomenCentre achieves its astonishing outcomes and explore the difficulties faced by innovative organisations in the welfare system.
Citizenship - the missing key to public policy
Dr Simon Duffy presented these slides at the Annual Conference for the Masters in Public Administration at the Catholic University of Porto in May 2011.
Citizenship - the missing key to public policy and welfare reform
Presentation for the Masters in Public Administration Annual Conference on the value of citizenship in public policy and welfare reform.