Julie Jarman, whilst working with Church Action on Poverty created this simple overview of the principles of Sustainable Livelihoods for us. She explains through the use of a real life scenario why it can be a rational and sensible choice to forego a low wage income and instead prioritise ‘social goods’.
How do you use Participatory Budgeting (PB) to inspire co-productive ways of working? And how do you engage in rural or urban locations and create commitment within a diverse and changing population? Join and be part of a debate on PB and co-production.
In 2017 Shared Future facilitated a citizen led inquiry into Health and Wellbeing in Central Blackpool. These short videos, taken on the 4th May 2017 explain the reasons behind why the inquiry was needed and what went on. The interviews were filmed by Martin Wells of HeadHandHeart Ltd.
In a recent Citizens Inquiry in the Wirral, twenty residents from all walks of life worked together over nine evenings to think through how to make alcohol a healthy part of their community
An entertaining explanation of community shares and how they are used to support social enterprise.
Shared Future has been coordinating the NLSE network since 2009, and arranged the making of a short film about the organisation’s 2010 festival.
Watch a video of a Participatory Budgeting (PB) event held in Blaenau Gwent.
Shared Future supported The Well to set themselves up in 2012 as part of Lattice Work, including initial one-to-one advice and training for their volunteers.