Allegations of sexual misconduct at Oxfam, Save the Children and the Presidents Club have dominated headlines this year. Is civil society doing enough to address sexism in the workplace?
Alone and a very, very long way from home - how is this local community group in South Shields welcoming refugees and asylum seekers?
"Am I going to let the world go to rack and ruin or am I going to change things around me?" What is this residents association in Sunderland doing?
From 3D printing wheelchairs to getting out of London to meet new people with ideas... how is a funder of social tech projects trying to shift power and create connection?
Is there a way to bring funding information together so that anyone could quickly see what’s being funded in a particular community or sector? In an ideal world, all grants data would be shared openly.
How to get to the world as it should be? That was the question we vowed to tackle as we kicked off the third of three Civil Society Futures workshops on local decision making in the North East.
We’re having different conversations about immigration, race and community. They are successful, and fun, and they could change the world.
One of the common civic actions is to take part in events and discussions. How often is it incumbent for the disabled participant to ensure that his/her/their participation is possible?
It is important that we manage to retain the balance between civil society in response to need, and civil society for fun: civil society is not only good for society, but also good for the people who take part.
This award gives quarter of a million dollars, no strings attached, to people being extraordinarily disobedient for the benefit of society. What could we learn?