- Mark Parker is a community organiser in the London Borough of Southwark. I am just setting out on the journey toward becoming an effective organiser and this is a place for me to reflect on the experience and what I am learning. I hope you will join in and offer your thoughts, so that we can turn my comments and ideas into a conversation.
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Owen Jones recently spoke at the Royal Society for the Arts in London. His theme was how we might best understand the riots that erupted in England’s cities in August 2011. I can also recommend his first book Chavs: The … Continue reading
This week I met the other members of the Cambridge House community organising team – Nicholas, Zara, Kathy and Ahmed (pictured below with Giles Edwards Producer of BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought). The team is the result of a recruitment … Continue reading
Last time (before a restful fortnight in Crete) I was reflecting on the different frames held by the UK citizens on the street and the professional elite. Their view of the world is utterly different and, following the riots, the … Continue reading