Power in knowledge, and numbers: Reflections on community-led action research

Starting in 2017, SCDC and the Poverty Alliance worked with ten community organisations to co-design a resource framework which could be used to support communities across Scotland to conduct their own inquiries into the issues affecting them.   Kate McHendry, Development Manager at SCDC, has reflected on her work using community-led action research and the findings … Continue reading Power in knowledge, and numbers: Reflections on community-led action research

Drive Thrus back clean up of Scotland’s roads

Costa and McDonald’s employees at Cameron Toll, Edinburgh have joined forces with us to kick start a national week of action to clean up Scotland’s roads. Team members from both companies gathered to launch the partnership with a litter pick of the car park and surrounding areas to promote our roadside litter campaign week of action, … Continue reading Drive Thrus back clean up of Scotland’s roads

Knowledge is Power: A new report on the importance of community-led action research in Scotland

‘Community-led action research is not research for the sake of it, to prove a theory or to satisfy the curious. It is about people asking their own question about the issues they experince, getting the information, and evidence they need and testing actions for change." You can download the report here. Kate McHendry, Development Manager … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: A new report on the importance of community-led action research in Scotland