Connecting social action and faith-sharing
A helpful booklet about lessons learnt from social action + faith sharing. Case studies, tips and practical suggestions. "When you meet a need, you create a context to share something of the hope we have."
An infographic produced by the US Gov. but a lot holds true for the UK, allowing for a smaller population. It gives a picture of the problems and potential actions for prevention, which are fairly universal. Food for thought...
Should regulations allow dynamic charity takeovers? Currently, charities can consider merging but the number that do that is very small (0.1% of charities). Is the sector therefore risk adverse, inefficient with lots of duplication?
Beating the bias in AI
As organisations implement machine learning algorithms, it is crucial that we understand the implications of the biased decisions AI can make. ETIQ have built tools to detect and stop the bias, unfairness and bad decisions.
David Freud tells the inside story of his battles - with Westminster and Whitehall alike - to modernize our welfare system inc Universal Credit. It is a riveting dialogue-driven account of how Government really works (or not).
Online - The connected community, discovering the health, wealth, and power of neighbourhoods
The relationship between organisations and communities across the world is changing and this change is going to require a fundamental shift in behaviours from both officers in organisations and residents in communities.
International speaker and author Cormac Russell will draw on the concepts and approaches from his previous book: Rekindling Democracy: A Professional’s Guide to Working in Citizen Space and his new book which he co-authored with John McKnight, The Connected Community to spark a wide ranging discussion on how best to put communities at the centre of change. The keynote will explore four fundamental questions for creating vibrant and resilient: what can communities do that organisations cannot, what can communities do with organisations that neither can do alone, what can organisations do that communities cannot, and how can we get these competencies and strengths better aligned?