Where do young people feel a sense of belonging? What are their hopes and fears for the future? We wanted to find out, so we spoke to Voices That Shake! to hear directly from young people. “I’ve stopped using the phrase ‘children are the future’, because that means you’ve kept today for yourself. They’re the …
openDemocracy is currently reassessing our entire organisational structure, looking at everything from who owns us to our staff pay scales to recruitment policies.
Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive of the Big Lottery Fund, discusses the similarities between current thinking at the Big Lottery Fund and the Civil Society Futures PACT
Matthew Reed, CEO @Childrensociety & CEO designate @MarieCurieUK, reflects on the change ahead required to lead and renew civil society.
Dan Corry of NPC critically reflects on the Civil Society Futures PACT and how we might achieve real change and impact.
What about a social infrastructure strategy for the future? To bring about a society which connects us better, humanises the way we do things, allows more people to take control of the things that matter most to them.
Carol, Chief Executive of the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), reflects on a profound crisis of listening, and what the Inquiry findings might mean for the funding ecosystem.
Bob Thust and Esther Foreman on how power, accountability, connection and trust resonate. They are the fundamental building blocks that will allow us to rise to the many challenges we face and we all have a responsibility to act.
Alison Inman, President of the Chartered Institute of Housing 2017/8, reflects on kindness and power in the housing sector.
Dear English Civil Society: A day ago we didn’t know each other. We came into a room, full of honesty, vulnerability and a deep desire for change. We quickly realised we were all telling the same stories from different corners of the same country. We urgently need to tell those stories, we need you to …