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Published on: Jun 22 2018
Our response to Lord Adebowale’s recent article for Third Sector magazine 'It's not diversity of skin colour that really matters - it's diversity of thought'
In his recent article for Third Sector magazine, Lord Abedowale was right to identify a “striking absence of diversity” in the leadership of many third sector organisations and Community Organisers Ltd is conscious that our leadership should always...
Published on: Jun 20 2018
Cathy Crowther from Lesbury, Northumberland, is the 1,000thperson in England to train as part of a nationwide, government-funded programme to expand community organising. Community organising brings people together to take action around their common...
Published on: Jun 20 2018
Community Organisers Ltd (COLtd), the national training and membership body for community organising in England, today (20 June) launches an ambitious new programme to train 100 young people as community organisers in ten local areas between...
Published on: Jun 07 2018
We are looking for a Training Co-ordinator and Internal Quality Assurance Assistant to support the development of the Community Organisers Expansion Programme – a national program to recruit and train 3,500 Community Organisers across England by...
Published on: Mar 14 2018
Community, town and parish (local) councils are at the heart of their communities and the first tier of local government. Backed up by an army of 100,000 councillors they understand their communities and can give a voice to the hopes and aspirations...
Published on: Jan 16 2018
Building the Community - Connecting Community Practitioners In December 2015 Nick Gardham (Community Organisers Ltd) and Cormac Russell (Nurture Development UK) set out in a three-part blog series the power and potential for connecting community...
Published on: Nov 27 2017
It is 5pm on Thursday and as with every week at the St Christopher’s Church Hall in Sneinton, Nottingham, an orderly queue is beginning to form. There are single mothers with toddlers, disabled adults and children, and elderly residents who...
Published on: Oct 10 2017
It was 17 years ago that Marsh Farm people first set out our vision for a better Marsh Farm in a document called ‘The Phoenix Rises’. This was first draft of what became a 10 year plan put together by a coalition of 33 estate based community...
Published on: Jun 09 2017
Following The Company of Community Organisers (COLtd), recent success in securing a £4.2m contract to expand the number of Community Organisers from 6500 to 10,000 by 2020, we are very happy to announce that we have launched our second round of...