All posts tagged: social change

Five reasons to be cheerful about young people and social change

Five reasons to be cheerful about young people and social change

We discussed the role of young people in social change at the latest Social Change Project event. Despite the snowy weather, we were energised by the debate with young people and those who work with them. Here are my five reasons to be cheerful, inspired by our conversations:

Rachel CainFive reasons to be cheerful about young people and social change
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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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The Social Change Project: Thoughts and Questions on Ethics and Social Change

The Social Change Project: Thoughts and Questions on Ethics and Social Change

Last week The Social Change Project was lucky enough to host a discussion about the role of ethics and values in social change. It was a rich and detailed conversation which has helped us to inform the work of The Social Change Project going forward. I wanted to share with you some key thoughts and questions which came out of it. 

Rachel NyeThe Social Change Project: Thoughts and Questions on Ethics and Social Change
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How Plato can help us redefine campaigning

How Plato can help us redefine campaigning

We all know that campaigning has been going through a bit of a rough patch, with the lobbying act and all. However, I was still taken aback when someone referred to campaigning as the “C” word. A little strong, maybe. However, as I go round the country talking to people as part of the foundation’s Social Change Project, it becomes increasingly clear just how much of a problem language can be.

SMK TeamHow Plato can help us redefine campaigning
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