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The Social Change Project: On class, culture, diversity and social change

The Social Change Project: On class, culture, diversity and social change

Many cultural commentators try to claim that mainstream arts and media are simply leisure activities designed to fill our leisure time and that ‘art’ is about beauty and ‘media’ is about diverting entertainment, and both are irrelevant to the forming and maintaining of the economic, political and moral values of our society.

Chris JuryThe Social Change Project: On class, culture, diversity and social change
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We need better partnerships with the arts

We need better partnerships with the arts

If you look back at any significant example of social change, popular culture is very likely to have played a part. Think of that first pre-watershed lesbian kiss on Brookside 20 years ago and the part it will have played in paving the way for equal marriage. The huge impact of Cathy Come Home 50 years ago shifted public attitudes towards those without homes. I grew up with Rock Against Racism and the first LiveAid concert. Sometimes today I tune in to The Archers, which always seems to be tackling another tough social issue.

Sue TibballsWe need better partnerships with the arts
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A little bit of ‘you-time’ could be what your campaign needs

A little bit of ‘you-time’ could be what your campaign needs

Over the Christmas break, pay proper attention to the care and maintenance of your campaign’s most valuable asset – YOU. Holiday indulgence is inevitable, but why not feed your mind as well as your body? Here’s our very own Christmas hamper of social change goodies.

SMK TeamA little bit of ‘you-time’ could be what your campaign needs
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The Social Change Project: Governance Models and Social Change

The Social Change Project: Governance Models and Social Change

We are hosting detailed discussions on each of our ten ‘burning issues’ to explore some of the big questions around these issues, and gather different perspectives from across civil society. One of these issues is Governance and Leadership.

Rachel CainThe Social Change Project: Governance Models and Social Change
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