Monthly Archives: May 2011

How dare the Lord?

Recently enobled Lord Glasman, of ‘Blue Labour’ fame, allegedly let fire some insults in the Palace of Westminster today: @kayewiggins @tobyblume Glasman calls Locality “toffs” – says real comm organising would create “conflict and mayhem” Kayewiggins: Maurice Glasman being v … Continue reading

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Kickstarters & Hosts

Locality’s approach to the national Community Organisers programme is that community organisers should be hosted by local organisations. To get us started quickly we selected a set of ‘Kickstarters’ for the bid itself and are currently looking for some further … Continue reading

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Community Organisers – clarifications

I want to clarify some points in my previous blog post which have led to misunderstandings about some aspects of the Community Organisers programme.   1. I didn’t mean it to sound as if Government dictated Regenerate’s involvement – they … Continue reading

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Transparency, creativity, power & responsibility

Writing this immediately after an animated meeting with Tessy Britton, whose recent blogs at Thriving Too have inspired deep and ongoing discussion about the Community Organisers programme. She is right to raise the question of transparency and responsibility. In the … Continue reading

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