Category Archives: News

Initiating New Organising

The role of an organiser is to work with people to give them a sense of their own power and capacity for change.  It’s to discern how leaders can emerge and to give them every support to pursue their dreams. … Continue reading

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Building the Big Society

Since September, Giles Edwards (@gilesedwards) – a documentary producer with BBC Radio 4 pictured on the masthead above and left recording our first house group – has been following three community organisers who, like me are part of the Locality … Continue reading

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Newsnight on Organiser Training

A short note to highlight that Newsnight on BBC2 last night ran the story about the training of community organisers. They covered some of our last day at Trafford Hall, followed Perry O’Brien – one of the other London organisers – to … Continue reading

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Training reflections

It’s hard to establish a new three day training course for a national programme with high level visibility and for me, RE:generate Trust did an excellent job in trying circumstances. Everyone acknowledged that the main training room was too small. … Continue reading

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Preparing to start organising

[Written on Friday 30 Sept, this is the last of three posts whilst on community organising training.] The third day of training started with another reflection from Julia Olsen, one of the founders of RE:generate Trust. She seems to be … Continue reading

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The Listening Matters training

[Written on Thursday 29 Sept, this is the second of three posts whilst on community organising training] Today has been the second day of training for the first batch of Locality community organisers. It has provided the main day of … Continue reading

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Organising training begins

[Written on Wednesday 28 Sept, this is the first of three posts whilst on community organising training] Today was the first day of community organising training under the Locality scheme. I travelled up by train from Euston on the 07:10 … Continue reading

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