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Safety in Numbers? A research agenda by communities, for communities

Safety in Numbers? sets out the questions that matter to communities, as told to us and prioritised by over three thousand people across the UK. This agenda is the result of a nationally representative process of research and co-creation, which listened to the experience of people about the issues, opportunities and challenges they face in their... Find out more

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Standing in Solidarity

As an organisation working to strengthen communities across the UK, what we are seeing taking place in the United States is deeply upsetting and unsettling. In our day-to-day work, we support people and organisations to take action together to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. A primary pillar of this work is to listen;... Find out more

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Inclusive Economy Partnership

We are delighted to be delivering a new scale-up programme: BOOST. By unleashing the power of partnerships, this programme will provide organisations with proven solutions to one of three social challenges with the ‘boost’ they need to positively impact the lives of even more citizens across the UK. BOOST is delivered through a unique partnership... Find out more

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Arts, culture and social impact: lessons on how to grow good ideas

In partnership with Battersea Arts Centre and with generous support from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, we’re pleased to be launching the Co-Creating Change Accelerator. Aimed at arts and cultural organisations with a track record of supporting social change, the accelerator is designed to enable initiatives to share, replicate and grow their work. Under the pressure... Find out more

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Community Businesses and COVID-19

Funded by Power to Change, this Recollective Study on Community Businesses and COVID-19 seeks to better understand the ways in which the current Covid-19 crisis has impacted community businesses across the UK. Community businesses provide support to communities all over the country. They are at the heart of everyday life, which has radically changed over a short period... Find out more

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UPLIFT: Understanding youth inequality

UPLIFT is an EU Horizon2020 project which aims to explore young people’s experiences of inequality in sixteen different cities across Europe/UK. Recognising that policies aiming to reduce inequalities are often ineffective, as they often do not capture the experiences of marginalised households, this project aims to develop a Reflexive Policy Agenda through participatory co-creation which places the voices and... Find out more

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