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Common Good Schools Programme
Unique 10-week programme enables young people to put the principles of Common Good thinking into practice-respecting the dignity of each human being, contributing to positive social relationships, demonstrating stewardship and valuing community.
Case studies of local regeneration through crowdfunding
Examples of crowdfunding models used to fund projects which are owned and run by the communities they serve, enabling community-led regeneration and boosting local resilience.
Kindness in public policy?
Talk about kindness and public policy in the same breath and you get one of several reactions including embarrassment, dismissal, irritation. However kindness matters and it makes a huge difference.
A citizen engagement platform for local governments. It helps reach more citizens, manage their ideas efficiently, and make decisions based on real-time data. It introduces local democracies to the digital age.
Building the Common Good
The Here: Now: Us People Common Good Training Workshop is a one-day introduction to the Common Good, designed to empower and equip people from across the Christian traditions to help strengthen civil society and build community.
Global Alliance for Banking on Values 
A network of banks, credit unions, microfinance institutions, etc from around the world committed to advancing positive change in the banking sector and society
Why beauty matters 
“At every level of the human experience, we are looking for the beautiful, something that gives priority to our souls, not just our physical needs.”
Individualism says that it is someone else’s job to make the world better, and it’s my job to put some coins in their bucket. Interdependence says that it’s my job to make the world better.
Practical action for employers minded by the common good to help address the widening gap between top earners and lowest paid workers.
Everybody's Business 
How do we as Christians approach the whole business of economic development? (Lord) Rowan Williams reflects on ethics and enterprise.

Events (2 found)

Building the Common Good in Yorkshire - Bolton
@Bolton Priory BD23 6AL
An Action Retreat for people in leadership roles across the churches and Christian organisations in Yorkshire. Held in partnership with Bolton Priory and led by Together for the Common Good.
Communities of Reform Day Workshop - Cambridge
@The Jubilee Lounge St Andrews House, 59 St Andrews St. Cambridge CB2 3BZ
Join Jubilee Centre for a day workshop exploring a theological framework and inspiring practices for 21st century ‘communities of reform’. Are you troubled by the lack of meaningful Christian witness in many public institutions? Do you long to see the redemptive influence of the gospel in business, education, healthcare or government? We are convinced that long-lasting reform is only possible when believers commit to working together for the common good over the long haul. Join us for a day workshop exploring a theological framework and inspiring practices for 21st century ‘communities of reform’, as well as connecting you with other like-minded Christians.

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