inequality

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VIDEO: How can civil society​ ​tackle​ ​inequalities​ without​ ​increasing​ ​divisions​?

On 30 October people from across civil society gathered to discuss an important question: how​ ​can​ ​we​ ​continue​ ​to​ ​address specific​ ​inequalities​ ​in​ ​our​ ​society without​ ​increasing​ ​divisions​ ​between communities​ ​and​ ​groups? The meeting is one of dozens of independently organised Conversations being hosted around the country, the insights of which are playing an important …

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“Philanthropy should not be colonised by the rich” – Civil Society Futures evidence from Andrew Purkis

We are calling on members of the public from all backgrounds to submit evidence to our Civil Society Futures via our call for contributions. Today, we publish Andrew Purkis’ submission, with his permission. Introduction I have spent most of my working life in the organised part of civil society, having been Chair of 4 UK …

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Civil society feels increasingly broken – but we can fix it

Part of the purpose of this inquiry is to provide a space for conversation about difficult and controversial subjects which either ignite strong feelings, or get ignored through fear and embarrassment. This article is intended to stimulate an open and respectful conversation about some of these issues, and does not necessarily represent the views of …

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Event feedback: Marks Gate

Civil Society Futures Marks Gate workshop The basics: Who? Active citizens of Marks Gate, Barking and Dagenham What? Discussing the future of Marks Gate, and the forces shaping it Where? St Marks Church, Barking. When? 6:30pm, 27th June, 2017 Why?  This was part of Goldsmith’s research Insights: (what stood out for you?) It was clear …

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Building a user-generated museum: a conversation with Alistair Hudson

Can the museum be reimagined as a place that actually works for its constituents, rather than for the art market? Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) director Alistair Hudson seeks to create a ‘useful museum’ that is the true manifestation of its community. What brought you to the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima)? I’ve …

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