Community Activists Network
Well following the riots of last night the same old questions will be asked. What went wrong? Who's fault was it? What do we do now?Yes the 70's, 80's 2000's have seen this and the same debates and…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by joe taylor Nov 6, 2011.
Lord Wei leaves Big Society to apparently earn some money but is this the real reason?As this week sees Cameron's third try to relaunch Big Society, trying to make giving to charity easy, we have to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Maxine Moar May 26, 2011.
Noticed today that there weren't many of us at the polling station. Why is this?People are not interested in local elections but is it because there is no faith, apathy or a total lack of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jez Hall Jul 22, 2011.
We currently have Police Authorities that oversee the way areas are policed and the budgets are spent but with the new proposals there will be one person elected by the pubic to head policing. This…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jimmy Devlin Jun 14, 2011.
http://resources.mediatrust.org/digital/ worth a look for people new to social media
As i hope you all know we are holding a joint conference in London with NCIA to look at how community activists can gain power. No small feat, I'm sure you will agree?
The morning session will be based around a key note from A World To Win who will be looking at the global issues we face from banking to the issue of poverty even in the richest parts of the world.
The afternoon session will be chaired by Penny from NCIA and she will be introducing some local…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2012 at 19:43 — 5 Comments
ICOCO’s ‘At Ease With Each Other’ conference on community cohesion which took place Monday 23rd April in central London was, I believe, a step forward on the road to plain speaking and at looking at all sides of the race and immigration debate.
The events keynote speech was given by the Secretary of State For Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles, which was in some ways a damp squib with not much content relying mainly on sound bites. At one point…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2012 at 20:53 — 7 Comments