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Mobilising community assets and volunteers can have side effects

One of the strengths of asset-based community-driven development (ABCD) is how it builds on the passions and skills of volunteer community members. It’s amazing what communities can achieve when they rely on their own resources. 979 more words

Working With Communities

If Young people exist in community - should youth workers develop positive community approaches?

In  a few weeks time im delivering a workshop at the Federation of Detached youthwork conference, the title of which I am yet to finalise, but in readiness of the conference and its theme, i have asked around a few places to get a few definitions of ‘Youth work’ as well as gather some from the resources i have to hand on my bookshelf, or recent articles. 1,896 more words


Tony Taylor reblogged this on IN DEFENCE OF YOUTH WORK and commented:

Given yesterday's notice of the Federation of Detached Youth Work conference and its theme of 'community', James Ballantyne, who is going to be one of the contributors, offers some advance thoughts, adding that you deserve a medal if you make it to the end of his piece. Obviously I've already put in for my reward.

Is Community back on the Agenda? FDYW Conference, November 11/12

There’s still time to book a place at the Federation Detached Youth Work 2016 conference in Leeds – great venue and a welcome opportunity to explore the state of street work in a social and community context.

Politics And Current Affairs

Mark Mountney, Angel of Wanstead #2

When Mark Mountney; proprietor of Zoology Hair Salons, smiles his whole face lights up, his staff hold him in high regard and I’ve never seen him frown. 158 more words

Carole Edrich Dance Photography


I have an extremely powerful headache!

Any movement of my head and it is as if someone is beating me with a baseball bat.

I am also down … though I have realised I had not taken my pills but it is not that late to make a difference and I am not sure that any that I do take do even make a difference. 994 more words

Fashion With A Cause : Giving Back!

Hello my Lovelies

As you may or may not know, at the end of this month (29 October 2016), I will be Hosting the very first Society Atelier. 556 more words

Charity Work

Artreach: empowering and connecting people through visual art

What are the best ways to engage teenagers, children and adults alike? Sports is an activity that can unite these very diverse groups of people, but art can do the same and sometimes with better results. 803 more words

Yosef Meystel