Wanting to learn more about what community organising is, and you are asking yourself how does community organising differ from other approaches?
Based on the many conversations with fellow practitioners over the last 10 years we have set out what we see community organising is, and what it isn’t, and what makes community organising a distinctly different and unique approach.
When the pandemic hit, the first responders to the crisis were neighbours taking direct action to support each other. Whilst programmes were being designed and implemented to protect those labelled as 'vulnerable', local people were self-organising their neighbour to neighbour response reaching out, connecting and ensuring those at risk were supported.
How did we do it?
What have we learnt?
And what challenges have we faced and how can we overcome then?
In the first of this webinar series we want to look at the core elements of the Community Organising Framework; Reach and Listen. What lessons can community organising learn from the response, and, how can the skills and practice of community organising support those who are continuing to reach out and involve everyone
Take action now in your community by joining or forming an organising group in your area