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Welcome

This is our new home for sharing news, information and ideas about community engagement in Dudley borough. After 3 years of delivering training and support in relation to our empowering approach to engaging communities, we’re having a bit of a

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Welcome

This is our new home for sharing news, information and ideas about community engagement in Dudley borough. After 3 years of delivering training and support in relation to our empowering approach to engaging communities, we’re having a bit of a

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Young people of Dudley need a voice too

Last Friday I received an email from Dudley Youth Council about the ‘Big Question’ consultation on budgets and services being carried out by Dudley Council. Here is the email: Councillors are doing a consultation with the public who are over

youth ballot

Young people of Dudley need a voice too

Last Friday I received an email from Dudley Youth Council about the ‘Big Question’ consultation on budgets and services being carried out by Dudley Council. Here is the email: Councillors are doing a consultation with the public who are over

Dave Meslin

The antidote to apathy

I love this short talk by Dave Meslin. He highlights ways that professionals discourage engagement and invites us to redefine apathy and dismantle the obstacles to people taking part in their communities. What barriers need to be dismantled in your

Dave Meslin

The antidote to apathy

I love this short talk by Dave Meslin. He highlights ways that professionals discourage engagement and invites us to redefine apathy and dismantle the obstacles to people taking part in their communities. What barriers need to be dismantled in your

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Our plans for 2014

Though there are huge and increasing pressures on all sorts of services and organisations across Dudley borough, there is a cornucopia activity going on and planned in relation to community engagement! engaging together training and support The group of us who

2014

Our plans for 2014

Though there are huge and increasing pressures on all sorts of services and organisations across Dudley borough, there is a cornucopia activity going on and planned in relation to community engagement! engaging together training and support The group of us who

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Street Focus Groups – reaching further

Earlier in the year I spotted this great example of an unusual twist on a tried and tested way of engaging people. The Kaizen Partnership is a social business based in London who carry out community engagement across a wide

kaizen

Street Focus Groups – reaching further

Earlier in the year I spotted this great example of an unusual twist on a tried and tested way of engaging people. The Kaizen Partnership is a social business based in London who carry out community engagement across a wide

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Working in Inclusive Ways

Working in inclusive ways is a great, free online resource to help you understand and overcome exclusion, discrimination and disadvantage in your own engagement practice. Developed by community development specialists Jill Bedford, Sue Gorbing and Sal Hampson (changes), the resource

ignoranceprejudice

Working in Inclusive Ways

Working in inclusive ways is a great, free online resource to help you understand and overcome exclusion, discrimination and disadvantage in your own engagement practice. Developed by community development specialists Jill Bedford, Sue Gorbing and Sal Hampson (changes), the resource

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Transforming Participation in Health and Care

Last week NHS England published new guidance called Transforming Participation in Health and Care. A news release from NHS England says that the guidance: highlights a range of ways in which NHS commissioners can fulfil their statutory responsibilities and seize

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Transforming Participation in Health and Care

Last week NHS England published new guidance called Transforming Participation in Health and Care. A news release from NHS England says that the guidance: highlights a range of ways in which NHS commissioners can fulfil their statutory responsibilities and seize

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Participation Compass

We know through our engaging together work over the last 5 years there is a great appetite in Dudley for learning about different methods of involving people. We thought you might find the Participation Compass useful to know about, as

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Participation Compass

We know through our engaging together work over the last 5 years there is a great appetite in Dudley for learning about different methods of involving people. We thought you might find the Participation Compass useful to know about, as