Businesses should act as ‘community hubs’, helping promote social interaction among their customers and developing local action plans to create happier, more resilient communities.
The RSA has worked to develop an innovative new approach to identifying and mobilising the key individuals who are driving positive change in local areas.
The government's planned reform of the health care system does nothing to combat loneliness and isolation amongst people who are most in need of support.
This report documented the progress of the Citizen Power programme at the half way point.
Civic Pulse lays out the blueprint for a survey tool designed to measure active citizenship.
Recent efforts to build the Big Society have been too focused on citizen-led service delivery. Could nurturing people’s social networks provide a more effective approach?
The aim of the Civic Commons is to support citizens to have greater impact on social problems in their communities. This will involve developing the capacity, knowledge and relationships necessary amongst citizens to improve ...
Experiments in Place Making was the first project in Arts and Social Change (delivered in late 2010 to early 2011) and encouraged locally based creative practitioners to (further) investigate how their creative practice can ...
What helps or hinders drug and alcohol user's journeys to recovery? Can their recovery be sustained?
A new approach is needed to develop community regeneration and social networks are the key.