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Social change has the power to make a difference to real lives

On 23 February 2017, Our Chief Executive Paul Streets delivered the keynote speech at DSC’s Social Change Awards. You can read a full transcript of his speech below. 3,200 more words

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Michelle Rodriguez joins 'Alita: Battle Angel' movie

Filming has just wrapped on Alita: Battle Angel, yet there’s one more cast member that had been kept secret — until now.

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The Aves Report: the old debate on volunteering and public services

This month I have mostly been reading The Voluntary Worker in the Social Services, known as the Aves Report. It was named after Geraldine Aves who chaired the Committee on the nature of volunteering in this developing public sector field, set up in 1966 and reporting in 1968. 1,424 more words

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Engaging Health Care Volunteers to Pursue the Triple Aim

New reimbursement models, pressure to reduce costs, increased emphasis on prevention and relentless focus on the patient experience and clinical outcomes require attention to patients and families in new ways | American Hospital Association… 196 more words

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Being Social

I read an interesting report earlier this week from the University of Liverpool’s Heseltine Institute which looked at the impact of the social economy. Broadly speaking the social economy is made up of not for profit organisations such as voluntary organisations, housing associations and co-operatives. 284 more words

Ten-point checklist for ensuring that your charity is fit for the future

For many small charities, income from grants is essential. But how can you improve your chance of being successful when it comes to applying for grants? 764 more words

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Voluntary Sector Archives: a democratic deficit?

Last week I attended a conference at the University of Northumbria which posed the question ‘Is there a democratic deficit in archives?’ It brought together a range of interested parties such as archivists, records managers, academics and civil servants. 910 more words