Our CEO Helen Goulden blogs on a Tale of Two Cities, our new research on the importance of communities being given ‘permission to act’ to tackle the sharp effects of a range of inequalities.Find out more
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
Researcher, Suzy Solley, highlights the potential parks have to improve the wellbeing, and support the integration of refugees and asylum seekers and draws attention to the existing barriers in accessing green space and what we may do to address them.Find out more
Our Director of Communities, Nat Defriend, writes for The Fabian Society on Michael Young's legacy and the enduring recognition of the role which housing and housing policy play in creating, embodying and perpetuating social inequalities.Find out more
Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend, shares three concrete ways Teresa May can deliver on her 2016 vision for an inclusive economy.Find out more
Last week, Programme Manager for Communities and Place, Isabel Young travelled to Nottingham to discuss what makes them feel well in their city. Here she provides four key reflections from the lively discussions that took place on the day.Find out more
As part of our Amplify NI programme, Jim Ledwith from the team talks about putting ethnographic research into practice on the buses.Find out more
Our Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend sets out four key challenges for everyone who is committed to challenging inequality and empowering communities.Find out more
Our programme lead for Ireland and Clore Social Leader Fellow, Roger Warnock, outlines what he believes are the eight key traits that make an inclusive leader.Find out more
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.Find out more
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. This is the second of two parts, in which we are showcasing some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.Find out more