Community Mobilisation: Unlocking the Potential of Community Power Luca Tiratelli, Policy Researcher, NLGN, July 30, 2020

When communities come together, they have the power to do extraordinary things. This is something that is increasingly being recognised across the public sector. Public bodies of all kinds are realising that they can no longer go it alone, and that they do their best work, and make their most robust decisions, when they are […]

Community Mobilisation: Unlocking the Potential of Community Power
Key findings: How to Mobilise Communities Luca Tiratelli, Policy Researcher, NLGN, July 30, 2020

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT Communities have the power to do extraordinary things. The evidence for this is all around us at the moment. Be it local communities forming Mutual Aid groups, or communities of interest coming together as we’ve seen with the Black Lives Matter movement, the potential of community activists to bring about change […]

Key findings: How to Mobilise Communities
PREPARING FOR A RESURGENCE OF COVID-19: 3 TAKE-AWAYS FROM NLGN’S LATEST LEADERSHIP INDEX SURVEY Pawda Tjoa, Senior Policy Researcher, NLGN, July 23, 2020

As councils prepare for recovery from COVID-19, we asked leaders in local government how their councils are preparing for a potential second wave of the pandemic. Here are the three highlights from our latest Leadership Index survey: Read the full report Councils are putting in place plans to deal with a potential second wave of […]

PREPARING FOR A RESURGENCE OF COVID-19: 3 TAKE-AWAYS FROM NLGN’S LATEST LEADERSHIP INDEX SURVEY
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PREPARING FOR A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19
Pawda Tjoa, Senior Policy Researcher , July 23, 2020

DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION HERE We surveyed nearly 100 council leaders, chief executives and council mayors across the UK. On top of regular questions about the economy and public services, this quarter we included questions about preparing for a second wave of Covid-19 The main findings: 91% are ‘concerned’ or ‘very concerned’ about the impact of […]

EDITION #10<BR>PREPARING FOR A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19
Councils vs Covid: 3 Things We Learned From Local Gov’s Pandemic Response Charlotte Morgan, Senior Policy Researcher, July 16, 2020

Never before has the saying ‘think global, act local’ been more apt. Over 15 weeks, I scrolled through councils’ Twitter accounts and news pages for case studies on innovative local responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and wrote them up for NLGN’s weekly #CouncilsRespond blog (the last in the series is here). Below are three themes […]

Councils vs Covid: 3 Things We Learned From Local Gov’s Pandemic Response
Communities vs. Coronavirus: The Rise of Mutual Aid July 14, 2020

The public response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a source of much-needed hope. Thousands of spontaneous, voluntary Mutual Aid groups have emerged to support the most vulnerable people in our society. They are supplying food and medicine, connecting with those who are lonely, and organising community resources. In many cases these groups have been […]

Communities vs. Coronavirus: The Rise of Mutual Aid
Mutual Aid kept 1000s afloat during Covid. Here’s how to sustain it. Luca Tiratelli, Policy Researcher, NLGN, July 14, 2020

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE Precious little ‘good news’ has come out of COVID-19 pandemic. But if there has been one heartening story to come out of the crisis, then it has been in the community response to it. Across the country, thousands of Mutual Aid groups have emerged, taking on vital work and supporting the […]

Mutual Aid kept 1000s afloat during Covid. Here’s how to sustain it.