Report which describes the process by which STRiVE, the TSI for East Lothian, with support from What Works Scotland, opened a conversation with local third sector organisations to discuss effective participation and representation.
This research report is focused on Centrestage’s distinct food provision programme in some of the most deprived areas of North and East Ayrshire; Written by Briege Nugent and Oliver Escobar it describes how Centrestage achieves impact, empowers individuals and communities, and draws lessons to inform policy and practice.
This think piece reflects on the potential of multi-purpose, independent community-led organisations, often called community anchors, to lead on ‘highly localised’ service design and delivery, and related local economic, social and democratic developments.
Sharing insights and working with the third sector was the focus for What Works Scotland researchers at the CVS Inverclyde Third Sector Conference.
Just published think piece: Community Anchors What Works Scotland Research Associate James Henderson reflects on the potential for community anchors to provide locally-led Scottish public service reform. http://whatworksscotland.ac.uk/publications/think-pieces/