Animating Assets is a project that explored what difference working in an asset-based way made in communities and services. Dr Jennifer McLean from the Glasgow Centre for Population Health explores what her organisation learned.
The first in a series of short blogs looking at ABCD, this guest blog written by Cormac Russell from Nurture Development, introduces collective efficacy and grassroots power.
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.