Our work develops practical models for more open, relational approaches to public services that are responsive to local needs and priorities, and work with service users to design and deliver better outcomes.
We want to build and capitalise on the value of individuals and communities. This explores the role of peer support and social networks, to empower people to better meet their social and economic needs and aspirations.
We advocate for devolved strategic economic and social policymaking powers to the most local level possible, supported by accountable and engaging democratic governance structures.
The RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission is a major, two-year independent inquiry, established to look at the food and farming system for the UK, the rural economy and a sustainable and accessible countryside.
Building on the agenda set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View, Health as a Social Movement is a new three year programme, to support social movements in health and care.
In the context of devolution, successful social and economic development strategies, will deploy new powers at the local and city scale. To make plans successful, they must be distinct, connected to the identity of citizens ...
OPSN is answering the need for a truer and more detailed picture of mental health and wellbeing across the UK with the launch of a new platform - OPSN Mental Health - in association with Mind.
Atif Shafique presents five key take-aways from the RSA's recent publication on co-living - a form of housing that builds community by combining private living space with communal facilities.
Alzheimer’s Society has been running the Airedale Social Movement Programme, which links community groups with care homes and regularly runs activities with residents to improve their quality of life.
How Ulick Tarabanov FRSA is using Crowdfunding on Spacehive to change families' attitude to play all over London.
How do we keep young women in rural areas connected with role models in the city?
In this collection of essays, we ask a number of thought leaders and practitioners to explore the potential of alternative housing models such as co-living to help meet the challenges of today, with a particular focus on ...
The RSA Inclusive Growth Commission hosted the last of it’s seven seminars in February, 2017. The roundtable convened voices from central and local government, academia, campaigners, as well as organisations across the housing ...
Economic insecurity is a political, economic and societal challenge that public policy must understand and address.
How can we liberate and harness energy for change in our communities? Reflections from the Health as Social Movement project.