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‘Communities must be at the heart of a people-powered transition to net zero’
Blog 11 May 2023
The recent independent review calls for widespread participation in our shift to low carbon living – yet government policy hasn’t changed, says Samanthi Theminimulle.
‘Vital and timely’ net zero policy research
News 14 April 2023
Funding from the British Academy will drive a six-month project exploring place-sensitive participatory policy development for a ‘just transition’ to net zero.
Community and Policymaking in Context: challenges in community-based policymaking
20 April 2023
11:00am – 12:00pm
Join us for this discussion session, where we’ll be asking: what does it mean to involve communities more directly in policymaking, and what kinds of challenges do advocates and practitioners face in doing so?
Introduction to the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA)
30 March 2023
2:30pm – 4:00pm
A free webinar to launch the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA) – a collaborative initiative to generate intelligence on civic innovations and provide tools to deliver meaningful civic strategies.
Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity drop-in
5 April 2023
12:00pm – 2:00pm
An interactive drop-in session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.
‘Health equality has been de-prioritised for decades’
Blog 13 March 2023
Emily Morrison highlights the ‘triple injustice’ in knowledge and evidence, gender identity, and social policy that perpetuates health inequity.
‘Our transition to net zero must be government-led and people-powered’
Blog 10 March 2023
To achieve the UK’s net zero goals, we need a united department at the heart of Westminster, says Emily Morrison
Call for evidence launches to inform policy for youth engagement
News 9 March 2023
Our Civic Journey programme announces a call for evidence to help shape policy recommendations to support young people to develop as active and empowered citizens.
Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity
17 March 2023
10:00am – 1:00pm
An interactive session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.
‘A human-centred approach in an uncertain world’
Blog 21 February 2023
Young people need ‘pragmatic and solution-orientated design-thinking’ as they develop skills, knowledge and behaviour on their Civic Journeys, says Professor Matt Flinders
‘Young people need “social scaffolding” to reach their full potential’
Blog 17 February 2023
When thinking about support for the challenges young people face, Professor Matt Flinders says it’s right to use the language of access and growth.
Getting beyond the jargon
Blog 25 January 2023
The Levelling Up White Paper brought the term ‘social infrastructure’ out of the shadows. But what does it mean, and why is it important? Richard Harries shares his thoughts.
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