Why do some people get involved? How to encourage local activism and help communities to self-organise

Published: August 2010 Publication Type: Publication

Author: Lucia Caistor-Arendar

This paper was produced as part of the Neighbourhood Futures programme, a partnership with six local authorities exploring the impact of the economic downturn on community empowerment and neighbourhood engagement.

The programme ran between 2009 and 2010 involving the London Borough of Camden, the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, London Borough of Hackney, London Borough of Lewisham, Knowsley Council and Suffolk County Council.

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