There is a crisis with young people in particular but affecting large numbers of people, families and communities in city neighbourhoods who are effectively excluded from power and influence. Steve Botham, Chair of the Chamberlain Forum, speaking to the BBC, stressed that the crisis is one of hope and of lack of engagement. He was [...]
What’s stopping stronger communities? Places where public services are done with citizens – and not to them? What are the missing rungs on the ladder of local coproduction? Theories of Community Strength is the result of a year long research project into the nuts and bolts of civil society undertaken by Chamberlain Forum and residents [...]
Two Workshops to find out more on Friday 16th July at the Bond, Fazeley Street, Birmingham. 10.30-12.30pm and repeated at 1.30-4.30pm It has been said that the shortest path between a human being and the truth…Is a story. Why is it that with all the money spent on collecting and displaying data relating to the [...]
About 70 Birmingham Residents joined Resident University over the two days it spent at St George’s Community Hub in inner city Newtown. They included young people taking part in the Young Resident University who learned about using social media and film-making in carrying out research with the University.
Resident University launches its 2010/11 term with two days of free workshops, seminars and networking for all those involved in making neighbourhoods places to live, at St Georges Community Hub, Hockley, Birmingham from Friday 26th to Saturday 27th March.