Community Empowerment (policy)

We are committed to supporting our communities to do things for themselves, and to make their voices heard in the planning and delivery of services. Actions To empower communities in Scotland, we are: funding community-led regeneration through the Empowering communities fund funding participatory funding through the £1.5 million Community Choices Fund, giving people more power … Continue reading Community Empowerment (policy)

Systems Thinking for Policymaking: The Case of Indigenous Women’s Rights in Mexico

On January 1, 1994, thousands of indigenous men and women in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico, who identified themselves as the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), declared war on the Mexican government. The Zapatistas considered themselves the product of 500 years of struggle against Spanish colonization, North American imperialism, and Mexican authoritarianism. Their … Continue reading Systems Thinking for Policymaking: The Case of Indigenous Women’s Rights in Mexico

Community Toolbox – 16 toolkits to help develop essential CD skills.

This site provides tool kits for 16 different areas of community development. These tools are applicable to your agency or organisation. Applying them will develop your area of knowledge further to help the community at hand. For example the creating and maintaining partnerships will enhance the relationships you have with current and new partners. click … Continue reading Community Toolbox – 16 toolkits to help develop essential CD skills.