We need rich and diverse communities, places where we can belong and contribute, in order to have lives of meaning.
Towards Development from Within
Kabanda Mwansa shares his experience of participating in the People Based Development course held at the Manavodaya Institute in India.
The Fight for Equal Citizenship
Wendy Perez describes the ongoing work to try and help people with learning difficulties take their rightful place in society as equal citizens.
4 Essential Elements of ABCD Process
John McKnight and Cormac Russell describe what is distinctive about an asset-based development process in this concise handbook.
When the state takes children into its care it has a responsibility to support them into adulthood and as they become parents - currently the state is failing in its duties.
GaN Canny 2018
Over 168 voluntary and community organisations from Gateshead and Newcastle responded to a survey by Newcastle CVS on austerity and the voluntary sector.
At the Heart of Inclusion
Nick Maisey reflects on his learning from his time exploring international best practice in inclusion on the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Fellowship.
Heritage Is An Asset
Joyce Bullivant explains why our heritage is a vital asset for sustainable development and asks why Sheffield City has so far failed to build on its legacy.
Cities for All
This paper explores how disabled people and their allies can be at the heart of the civic partnerships required to make our towns and cities better for everyone.
Families As Leaders
Three mothers of disabled children share their stories and the strategies they are pursuing to transform public education in Colombia, Romania and the UK.
The Power of Self-Awareness
Maren Moss, who studied at the Manavodaya Institute explains what she learned and how awareness of the self and the context within which we work is critical.
Commonfare: Inclusion and the Commons
Thomas Allan argues that new thinking about the role of the Commons in our shared community life will put the ideal of inclusion on a stronger footing.
The stories in Relative Poverty address the imbalance of power; Les Monaghan describes the thinking behind his photographs.