Category Archives: Community Development

Community Development

My letter to Bill Gates

On Tuesday afternoon (24th January) I found out that my application to be a Global Poverty Ambassador had been successful.  The programme, which is run by the NGO Global Poverty Project is currently touring the United States.  This year they have partnered … Continue reading

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Community Organising, the Big Society and John James

Who’s John James I hear you ask…..or maybe you know already.  Personally, I’d never heard of the guy but I now have a CD of his on my ipod thanks to a fortuitous conversation I had with Andy Smith at … Continue reading

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Out of the corporate frying pan into the world of community empowerment

For the past 18 months I’ve had the privilege of delivering the Community Voices programme at Media Trust.  There is a lot I can say about the programme, its achievements, and challenges, how proud I feel to be part of … Continue reading

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Cola Life

As part of some research I was doing on digital inclusion, just over a year ago, I was reading the blog posts of the highly respected social reporter, David Wilcox, who I had met a few months earlier at the … Continue reading

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