Tag Archive for "webinar-series"

Webinar 5: Organising people for power

April 27, 2012 – Tim Hughes

Today, 27 April, we held the fifth webinar in our series on community engagement for the Creative Councils programme. In this session,  Mark Parker explores what modern broad-based organising looks like in practice, where it has come from and how organising can contribute to reviving grassroots democracy. Mark is a community organiser working in Southwark in South London, part of the four-year…

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Webinar 4: Making the Case for Engagement

April 3, 2012 – Annie Quick

Last week, we held the fourth webinar in our series on community engagement for the Creative Councils programme. In this session, Involve's Deputy Director Edward Andersson, gave a very practical advice on how to make the case for engagement, including  on how to measure and give economic value to the outcomes of engagement.     Making the case webinar View more…

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Webinar 3: Elected representatives and community engagement

March 16, 2012 – Tim Hughes

Today, 16th March, we held the third webinar in our series on community engagement for the Creative Councils programme. In this session, Mary Reid, a former (and undefeated) councillor, mayor and cabinet member in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames spoke about elected representatives and community engagement. During the session, Mary discussed the motivations of councillors and why it's in their…

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Webinar 2: Positively Deviant

March 2, 2012 – Tim Hughes

Today, 2nd March, we held the second webinar in our series on community engagement for the Creative Councils programme. In this session, Jane Lewis, from Woodward Lewis and Susan Ritchie, an Involve associate and director of Mutual Gain, gave an introduction to Positive Deviance. Positive Deviance (PD) is an approach to social and behaviour change within communities, which is based on the observation that: “In every…

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Webinar 1: Where next for engagement?

February 21, 2012 – Tim Hughes

On Friday, 17th February, we held the first in a series of webinars on community engagement for the Creative Councils programme run by NESTA. Edward Andersson, Deputy Director of Involve, reflected on where engagement is heading in a time of Localism and Austerity, looked at creative methods of engagement and gave advice on when and how…

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Community Engagement Webinars

As part of the Creative Councils programme Involve and NESTA hosted a series of free webinars on community engagement and related issues. Many of the Creative Councils projects are trying to connect Councils with the communities they serve in new and interesting ways. Each session included a presentation by an expert in the field, with opportunities…

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Community Engagement Webinars

As part of the Creative Councils programme Involve and NESTA hosted a series of free webinars on community engagement and related issues. Many of the Creative Councils projects are trying to connect Councils with the communities they serve in new and interesting ways. Each session included a presentation by an expert in the field, with opportunities…

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