Policy and Research

Championing and defending civil society

We ask (and keep asking) how change is happening today, spot emerging trends and ask what barriers change-makers are facing.

We do it by listening to the people making change, sharing what we learn and building our evidence base.

Because we listen as much as we speak, we can confidently champion civil society’s right to speak out and offer training and expert consultancy that’s always up to date.

Sheila McKechnie
The Social Change Project
We continuously ask ‘what can we learn about how social change is happening today that can strengthen civil society?

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Sheila McKechnie
Power Sharing Project

What would it look like if civil society in London was better at sharing power in pursuit of social change?

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Protecting the space to campaign
Civil society’s right to speak out is vital to our democracy. It’s something we champion and fight to protect.

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Sheila McKechnie
Amplifying campaigners’ voices
What’s happening with change-makers? Our Annual Campaigners’ Survey helps us speak up more powerfully for them.

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reports

The Chilling Reality Report

Is the Lobbying Act affecting civil society’s ability to campaign? The evidence says ‘yes’.

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reports

The Social Power Report

How civil society can unleash ‘Social Power’ by being bolder and braver, and new tools to help you think differently.

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