More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

Ella Bancroft faces a particular challenge in kickstarting her career — finding a way to marry her commercial goals with her Indigenous culture. Key points •180 business women attended the Australian-first meeting •600 women applied, eclipsing the 90 registrations expected •There's been a surge in the number of Indigenous business owners over the past decade, … Continue reading More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THE BAREFOOT GUIDES... This unusual and exceptional volume (and series) is hugely accessible yet deeply rooted in solid theory and extensive practice across a wide range of contexts and fields. Expect from it something truly unique in its combination of insight, reflection, experience and highly usable mixed text/visual presentation. It … Continue reading The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

Development Trusts Association Scotland

Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) is an independent, member-led organisation which aims to promote, support and represent development trusts in Scotland. Established in 2003, DTAS now has over 250 development trust members – community-led organisations using a combination of enterprise and creativity to improve the quality of life for local people in urban, rural and … Continue reading Development Trusts Association Scotland

Sustainable Community Development: From what’s wrong to what’s strong

How can we help people to live a good life? Instead of trying to right what's wrong within a community Cormac argues we need to start with what's strong. We need to help people discover what gifts they have and to use those gifts to enrich those around them. At TEDxExeter 2016 speakers encapsulated the … Continue reading Sustainable Community Development: From what’s wrong to what’s strong

Call for papers: ACDA & IACD Community Development Conference 2017

Aotearoa Community Development Association (ACDA) and International Association of Community Development (IACD) Conference 2017 - call for papers now open. The conference will address the challenge of Agenda 2030 to Community Development practitioners, agencies and academics. There are a number of ways for you to contribute to and participate in the conference, including practice workshops, … Continue reading Call for papers: ACDA & IACD Community Development Conference 2017