‘Hard to reach’ or ‘easy to ignore’? Promoting Equality in Community Engagement (new video)

  Presentation by Dr Oliver Escobar of What Works Scotland and Edinburgh University in which he shares the findings of an evidence review that explores the intersection between community engagement and equality. The Evidence Review examines what is being done to overcome inequality in community engagement, focusing on evidence from Scotland and the UK. Equality … Continue reading ‘Hard to reach’ or ‘easy to ignore’? Promoting Equality in Community Engagement (new video)

Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting | Alex Walker | TEDxFindhorn

Alex Walker is one of Scotland's leading experts in the field of Community Development and in this light-hearted presentation, he talks about some of the "spells" he has used over the years as he weaves his "magic". Without use of a wand or dusty spell book, Alex describes how using Slocombe's Clarity, Wood's Marvellous Matrix … Continue reading Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting | Alex Walker | TEDxFindhorn

Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Community Action Network CAN is dedicated to creating a more equal, just society that has the well-being of citizens at its heart. Through a range of community development activities, we work with people to assert their rights to participate fully as subjects of their own lives, to have their voices heard and to have their … Continue reading Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Maori approach to domestic violence/calling men to be better fathers

THE guest speakers from It’s Not OK family violence prevention campaign called for men to be better fathers and to recognise their children’s potential. Phil Paikea said it was a common trait they heard around the country. “We have gone from victims, to perpetrators of violence.     “I wanted to have my father acknowledge … Continue reading Maori approach to domestic violence/calling men to be better fathers