Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the first in the series, Julie Haywood, Director of Community Investment at whg, discusses their priorities.
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We’ve been hearing from numerous housing associations about the initiatives they’ve been taking since the Covid-19 crisis began. Here is an inspiring example from Clarion Housing Group.
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In light of the current coronavirus pandemic affecting communities across the world, HACT’s Social Insight Lead in Scotland, Michael McLaughlin, discusses questions around sharing of personal details.
Breathing Space, which teaches Mindfulness Based Approaches (MBA) to help people look after their mental health, is now offering concessionary rates to public sector workers.
HACT is delighted to announce that Preston-based housing association, Community Gateway, has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
Community investment is the work social housing organisations do alongside people and communities to help them thrive.
A guest blog by Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, on the social value of sports.
The Urban Crew project, a joint initiative between Manchester Communication Academy and Northwards Housing, is teaching children across Manchester about good citizenship, health and safety and teamwork.
Gentoo is the first signatory of the Board Charter
The Uncover>Action conference in London in November, hosted by the Local Trust, focused on community research. Billy Holt summarises some questions which emerged from the sessions concerning community investment and its future.
By Robert Sugden and Adam Chester Since 20 November, the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment has hosted four roundtable discussions on the future of community investment – in Swansea, London, Manchester, and Glasgow. And we’re still not done! Ahead of the...
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