Creating a 'Social Business City'
From an article by Pioneers Post
Taoyuan City, Taiwan has created “an enabling ecosystem for social businesses, social enterprises and social innovation” by removing obstacles and giving them the “power, means, opportunities and authority to pursue their goals”
The expectation of fatherhood as a vocation
From an article by the Institute of Family Studies
Without an involved father, the family cannot approach the perfection of which it is capable. We must do everything in our power to recapture, reignite, and recommit to the expectation of fatherhood as a vocation, a calling in life.
Thriving Cities (or towns)
From a report by the Institute for Advanced Studie
What does it mean and take to thrive in my city, and how can I contribute? Six areas of community wealth and well-being: Truth, Prosperity, Good, Justice and Order, Beauty and Sustainability.
From a session at the Transform Our World 2022 con
One thing we have learned is that when you have purpose plus unity plus communication, you have unlimited potential. We, the Ekklesia and authorities and others, have the same vision - to see our city transformed. God is connecting us.
Dismantling the poverty premium
From a report by the Centre for Social Justice (CS
Limited means of consumers on low incomes reduces their economic flexibility, creates costly choices, which then serves to reduce their overall means. This cycle of paying over the odds makes up the poverty premium.
Buying local - food
From a presentation at a GoLab Conference
In Colombia, a law mandates all gov. agencies that buy food eg hospitals, schools, etc., buy a min of 30% of food from local small holders/farms. Addresses rural poverty, cuts food miles, helps food security, creates local markets.
How to set up a community engagement panel
From a guide by Citizen's Lab
Deliberative initiatives provide local government with valuable opportunities to bring communities together, source innovative solutions on topics ranging from mobility to social care, climate, inclusion, safety.
If I led Levelling Up – local changemakers speak
From a blog by We're Right Here
"We know that at hyper-local level, people understand what causes of concern are. They are careful with public funds, are prepared to work together to get best impact. Levelling Up needs to build on this."