Are you interested in helping foster positive social, economic, cultural and environmental change? Kansas State University has launched a new online graduate certificate in community development. The certificate program will join the online master’s program in community development already offered through the K-State College of Architecture, Planning and Design’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional … Continue reading Kansas State University launches community development online graduate certificate
Community Justice Scotland (CJS) describe themselves as being responsible for promoting world-leading standards of community justice across Scotland. CJS provide leadership, training and insight to support community justice partners prevent offending and reduce the number of future victims. CJS will identify worldwide expertise, best practice and opportunities for commissioning, and introduce fresh ideas which inspire innovation and change. CJS … Continue reading Community Justice Scotland
Want to become a community Councillor but don't know where to start? The Scottish Community Councils (SCC) has created a website that does just that and more. The site was created to support and promote Scottish community councils through advice and resources, and real success stories of the impact that they can have on their community. … Continue reading Want to become a community Councillor?
Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other like-minded people? Willing Workers On Organic Farms (WWOOF) is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community. As … Continue reading Willing Workers On Organic Farms
National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) describe themselves as existing to make change happen by celebrating what’s possible, supporting changemakers and building self-determination. NDTI put people’s voices at the centre of everything they do. NDTi's vision includes a society where all people, regardless of age or disability, are valued and able to live the life they choose. … Continue reading National Development Team for Inclusion
This report summarises the lessons learned from a two year nationwide action research programme of Community Economic Development (CED). It will be of practical interest to communities thinking about their local economies and policymakers tasked with fostering a more inclusive economy, locally and nationally. Unlike conventional approaches to local economic development, which centre on economic … Continue reading Community Economic Development
The CADISPA Trust, which specialises in support for remote rural areas, has produced a Handbook for communities wishing to develop a local facility. A recent Scottish government survey showed that 80% of the 861 rural community facilities identified are community owned and two thirds are in need of major improvements to make them fit for … Continue reading Handbook on developing local facilities