“The Be Kind fund was created to give all residents somewhere to turn when things got tough.” Claire Higgins, Chief Executive of Cross Keys Homes explains their Be Kind fund.
Camille Yerles, Customer Involvement Officer at The Barnet Group, shares what they’ve been up to since Black Lives Matter.
In this blog, MTVH’s Director of Community Investment, Jahanara Rajkoomar calls for action across society to address ethnic and racial inequalities.
Connie Jennings, Head of Health and Wellbeing at whg, explains why their organisation are giving out kindness bags this Christmas and beyond.
Our local communities need us more than ever. It’s time to bring generations together to take action, writes InCommon in this guest blog.
With ESG becoming an increasingly important issue within housing associations, the spotlight is falling on the role community investment plays in realising the social element of ESG.
This blog, from MTVH, discusses how investing in communities is at the core of their work as a social purpose organisation.
This blog takes a look at the role that United Communities, a local community-based housing association in Bristol, has played in the history of the city’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community.
In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
This blog comes from Peter Locke, Head of Communities at North Star, who are based in the North East.
In this blog, Shahanara Akhtar, Employment and Training co-ordinator at Gateway Housing Association, discusses the renewed appreciation for their community investment work from residents and colleagues.
In this blog, Louise Blackwell and Stuart Hughes at ClwydAlyn Resident discuss how the crisis has enhanced their appreciation for the local voluntary sector in North Wales and brought them closer to their residents.
In this blog, Tanya King, Customer Engagement and Inclusion Manager at Stockport Homes, discusses their support with local food pantries, partnership working and next steps.
Stephen Burns from Peabody discusses the ways the organisation has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
Janette Vizard from Bromford discusses the checklist she’s developed for charities looking to remobilise.
Sam Scharf, Director of Community Investment at Orbit, discusses their webinar series.
In this blog, Kate Bawden, Head of Communications at Look Ahead, recalls how they’ve responded to the crisis.
Tracey Ellis, Policy and Practice Officer at NIFHA, discusses how its members have been responding to the crisis as well as how to build on and sustain that community resilience.
Janette Vizard, who is a Grants and Social Value Officer at Bromford Housing, discusses the financial impact of Covid-19 on small charities and considerations around reopening community centres.
In this blog, Jackie Carpenter, Assistant Director Strategy at Derventio, discusses how they’ve been responding.
This blog comes from Justin Ricks, Community Navigator at Coastline Housing which is based in Cornwall.