We need rich and diverse communities, places where we can belong and contribute, in order to have lives of meaning.
Sustainability Strategies for Local Area Coordination Programmes
Advice for Local Government on how to extend and strengthen the application of the Local Area Coordination (LAC) model in practice.
AIREA - Beyond Planning
AIREA is an inclusive retreat which brings together people to find energy and direction fro personal and collective change.
A review of Simon Goldsmith's book Life Nourishment, which explores how to build relationships and community
How Can We Know What People Need?
What Barbro Borge learned at the Manavodaya Institute International Facilitation Course on a Carl Poll Scholarship.
Academia is in a Critical Condition
Thomas Allan explores the emerging conversation about the social responsibilities of an academia that is increasingly consumed by narrow market dogma.
Alain Catzeflis argues that the ongoing scandal of the enforced detention of young people with autism demands more than another review.
A celebration of difference and a collection of proposals for more inclusive schooling and an expression of solidarity with those facing ongoing discrimination in the UK…
Towards Development from Within
Kabanda Mwansa shares his experience of participating in the People Based Development course held at the Manavodaya Institute in India.
The Fight for Equal Citizenship
Wendy Perez describes the ongoing work to try and help people with learning difficulties take their rightful place in society as equal citizens.
4 Essential Elements of ABCD Process
John McKnight and Cormac Russell describe what is distinctive about an asset-based development process in this concise handbook.
When the state takes children into its care it has a responsibility to support them into adulthood and as they become parents - currently the state is failing in its duties.
GaN Canny 2018
Over 168 voluntary and community organisations from Gateshead and Newcastle responded to a survey by Newcastle CVS on austerity and the voluntary sector.