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Part 5: Grassroots Policies
Our discussion focused on healthy food in Part 5 of our webinar series.
Building a Sustainable Future
Solutions to sustainability require the involvement of all citizens: pooling knowledge, skills and creativity.
Fixing Broken Britain
It is time to abandon the failed dogmas that accelerated social injustice and are breaking Britain apart.
The Learning Disability Challenge
Why would we trust you when you can’t even change the words you use to describe us.
Ecosystems of the Future
No one organisation, leader or solution will make the changes we need, only cooperative interaction.
Mapping for Citizen Action
Community Development Halton led a webinar on strategies for mapping to support community development.
UNIC Transferability Study
The final UNIC report explores how to build and sustain personal budgets reforms and use EU structures.
The Problem with Quality of Life
Disability strategy should be built around an ambitious vision for deinstitutionalisation and citizenship for all.
Redesigning the NDIS
A vision for reforming the NDIS as a regenerative system of support co-designed with people with disabilities.
The Value of Peer Support
Peer support is one of the best ways to liberate the potential for citizens to change the world for the better.
Self-Directed Support Scotland
There has been significant progress in Scotland in reforming disability services, but major challenges remain.
Care vs Work
Care offers a hopeful alternative to the destructive concept of productive work that is dominant today.
SONEC is a framework for local decision-making determined by principles of justice and equality.
Joseph Rathinam and Neighbourhood Democracy
Joseph Rathinam has helped inspire grassroots neighbourhood democracy across Southern India.
Part 4: Grassroots Policies
Our discussion focused on food security in Part 4 of our webinar series.
Transforming Education: Policy Insights
Public policy research has much to teach us if we want to create positive and sustainable change in education.
Letter to Director General of DWP
This letter asks the DWP to accept the harm caused by their ongoing approach to disabled people.
UBI and Homelessness
Reflections on the potential to pilot UBI and reduce homelessness, following a roundtable discussion in Manchester.
We all use acronyms but surely it makes more sense to lose them?
Part 3: Grassroots Policies
Part 3 explored the practical steps necessary to re-wild the environment and challenge pollution in our waterways.
The Path to Community
It's Our Community in Sheffield explored how to reform health and social care from the grassroots.
The Social Artist: Women, Work & Money
The Spring 2019 edition explores the need for financial independence and the threat of cashlessness.
Part 2: Grassroots Policies
The second webinar in this series focused on genetic modification, factory farmed animals and a pollution scandal.
Individual Service Funds at iDirect
iDirect share the experiences of 3 individuals they support who use individual service funds.
The Peckham Experiment Re-Imagined
Imagine a place where you can go to discover what is good for you.
Transform Your Language!
Is it really too much trouble just to say or write the words?
Inclusion of Disabled Refugees in Spain
A report evaluating the inclusion of disabled refugees, focusing on education, housing and employment.
Health Care Services in Crisis
Three senior NHS consultants explain that the NHS crisis is about its culture and organisation not just money.
Grassroots Policies Briefing 1
Policies for sustainable farming outlined by Anna Pick of Positive Money, Anne Chapman and Jeremy Buxton.
Part 1: Grassroots Policies
The first webinar in this series focused on the future of farming, sustainability and finance.
How Much Do People Need to Live On?
The credit finance industry uses a measure of living standards that may be relevant to basic income.
The Social Role of Friend
Rules that restrict friendship between staff and people with disabilities are harmful and irrational.
Sheffield Makes Civil Society
Sheffield has a vibrant civil society but its full potential is not yet realised.
Indvidual Service Funds in Residential Care
Service providers can do much more to offer people flexible support and personal budgets.
In Harmony with Nature
We need to radically reimagine ourselves, Nature and the relationship between us.
An inspiring book to help us face the mess we're in with resilience, creativity and action.
Persecuting Those in Greatest Need
Toxic welfare policies did not start with the 2010 Coalition Government, many began under New Labour.
A Culture of Cruelty
Thatcherism and neoliberalism has created a toxic culture that targets disabled people for harm.
The End of Family Doctors
Commissioning bodies cannot provide the kind of doctors we want and need.
Inclusive Education Lessons From Canada
Drawing out the lessons from New Brunswick's long-term commitment to inclusive education.
This ancient text reveals a lost approach to economics thinking that we need to rediscover.
This Is How I Manage
This is a Finnish tool, available here in English, to help people develop their own support plan.
How We 'Deliver' Peer Support
The People Focused Group empowers people to take back control and then to make their own life choices.
The Seattle 2000 Declaration
The Seattle 2000 Declaration on Self-Determination and Individualized Funding.
The Spirited Disaffection of a Vocational Doctor
What can one man’s personal reminiscences tell us about our community’s assets and losses?
Public Speaking Tips
Public Speaking is a fear many people have in common, Glyn Butcher loves it and shares his approach.
Neighbourhood Parliaments and Sociocracy
A short history of sociocracy and the development of the movement of Neighbourhood Parliaments.
Town and Parish Councils
The parish councils of England could be an engine room for real democracy.