How to make a bigger impact in rapidly changing times
"You are the 'big society'", said David Cameron to community organising group Citizens UK, in 2010. Now we are living through the largest cuts to Britain's public spending since the second world war and people are taking to the streets: spring's march against the cuts, Occupy London and countless other local protests. These are communities organising themselves, but I doubt this is the big society Cameron quite had in mind...
Amid the passion, discontent and plethora of voices, what can campaigners in the voluntary and community sector do to make an impact?
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