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Employment reduces re-offending but not just any job
From an article by Econofact
Individuals are less likely to reoffend if they happen to be released at a time when the local low-skilled labour market is strong and when well-paying entry-level jobs are available.
Connecting talented young refugees with business leaders
From a video by Unilever
Embark is a reverse mentoring scheme that connects Turkish business leaders with young Syrians to exchange ideas, develops understanding and builds meaningful connections.
Fair pay for fair work
From a report by St Pauls Institute
A look at executive compensation by St Pauls Institute. Companies need to balance justice and self-interest in a way that society perceives as fair and supporting the common good.
Lausanne Global Classroom: Wealth Creation
Highlights the importance of wealth creation for global Christianity and the church in order to inspire young leaders, established leaders, churches, organizations, and individuals.
9 key findings on impact of volunteering on volunteers
From a blog by NCVO
The impact of volunteering across four main areas: mental health and wellbeing, physical health, social connections, and employability and skills.
The Church of the Table
From a blog by Together for the Common Good
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
The Spear programme helps 16-24-year-olds,who are not in education, employment or training, into work or training in partnership with employers.
Discerning God in the local economy
From an article in Journal of Missional Practice
A ‘Retreat on the Street’ practice leads to an unexpected approach from some local businesses.
From a blog by Apolitical
How do you reach migrant families that stretched social services do not have time to relate to? Berlin trains unemployed mothers that are long-established in Germany but are themselves from immigrant backgrounds.
U-Turn - a sustainable way to address the needs of the homeless
A pathway out of homelessness which engages the community, links with specialist support services, develops life skills and gets people into employment whilst generating income from social enterprise.
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