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Understanding community life at a hyperlocal level

Understanding community life at a hyperlocal level

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Power to Change commissioned Kantar to conduct a ‘hyperlocal’ version of the Community Life Survey, focused on six places in England participating in the Empowering Places programme. This blog outlines some initial findings on the relative impact of our work in each area.

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Vidhya Alakeson steps down as CEO of Power to Change

Vidhya Alakeson steps down as CEO of Power to Change

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

After seven years, Vidhya Alakeson is leaving her role as Chief Executive of Power to Change to take up a new position as Director of External Relations for Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, in March.

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Real Ideas: From green shoots to mighty oaks

Real Ideas: From green shoots to mighty oaks

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Real Ideas are a pioneering social enterprise supporting people to build better futures. In this blog, Ed Whitelaw reflects on the role of community business in parks and the importance of community climate heroes.

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Carbon Co-op: The people powered revolution

Carbon Co-op: The people powered revolution

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Carbon Co-op are a community energy organisation based in Greater Manchester. In this blog, Jonathon Atkinson discusses the importance of community climate action and reflects on what it all means at COP26.

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Sandra Salazar D’eca: Everyday Climate Hero

Sandra Salazar D’eca: Everyday Climate Hero

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Sandra Salazar D’eca, founder of Go Grow With Love & head grower at Black Rootz, has been named as an Everyday Climate Hero in a new campaign shot by renowned photographer, Rankin.

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Ibe Hayter: Everyday Climate Hero

Ibe Hayter: Everyday Climate Hero

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Ibe Hayter, founder of Cycle of Life, has been named as an Everyday Climate Hero in a new campaign shot by renowned photographer, Rankin.

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Ten things we’ve learnt about volunteering

Ten things we’ve learnt about volunteering

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Power to Change recently commissioned a study on the value that volunteers contributed to community businesses. In this blog, Sarah Thelwall describes some of the findings that might be useful for community businesses.

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Party conference diary: How will Labour tackle insecurity and stagnating opportunity?

How to make places even stickier

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

With the launch of two reports calling on government to put communities in the lead and invest in social infrastructure in order to achieve levelling up, Ailbhe McNabola reflects on the findings and what needs to happen next.

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Community tech in action

Community tech in action

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

This blog post is the third of three outlining the research that Promising Trouble has undertaken for Power to Change, answering the question, “How can Power to Change inspire greater uptake of community tech?”

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What is community hardware and software?

What is community hardware and software?

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

This blog post is the second of three outlining the research that Promising Trouble has undertaken for Power to Change, answering the question, “How can Power to Change inspire greater uptake of community tech?”

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Why community organisations need community tech

Why community organisations need community tech

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

This blog post is the first of three outlining the research that Promising Trouble has undertaken for Power to Change, answering the question: “How can Power to Change inspire greater uptake of community tech?”

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A new era for community research

A new era for community research

Thursday, January 1, 1970 - 12:00 am

Six years of cutting-edge research into the community business sector, from Power to Change, will now be hosted by our partners, the Institute for Community Studies.

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