Inspiring Community Change

Here you can find some of the stories of social entreprenuers I’ve come across. Watch this space…more to follow;

UnLtd’s story of twenty great social entrepreneurs.

Jamie’s. Inspiring social enterprise delivering services to homeless people and others, based on recycling IT from local companies.

Mosside Boxing Gym. Incredible story of local fire-fighters who take kids off the streets by teaching boxing and fitness skills.

Bromley-by-Bow. The incredible centre of social enterprise that has helped transform part of the East End.

Books

Andrew Mawson’s The Social Entreprenuer

Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals

Other useful links

The Young Foundation. One’ the UK’s leading centres for social innovation.

Inspiration from America

http://empowerchange.org/about/main. The American Democracy Institute (ADI) is focused on engaging, educating and empowering a new generation of American leaders.

http://www.ncoc.net/. The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is a leader in promoting American civic life.

http://www.civicyouth.org/. CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) conducts research on the civic and political engagement of Americans between the ages of 15 and 25.

http://www.hks.harvard.edu/saguaro/ . is an ongoing initiative of Professor Robert D. Putnam at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University focused on expanding what we know about our levels of trust and community engagement.

http://www.gen-we.com/. Millennials are the largest generation in American history. Born between 1978 and 2000, they are 95 million strong, compared to 78 million Baby Boomers. Here’s the site that can tell you everything about them.

 

 

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