Category: News

Our new CLD Capability Framework

Most community-led development (CLD) learning comes from practical experience – from doing it in and with communities – not from formal qualifications. Our CLD Capability Framework helps us clearly name the skills and practice behaviours, attitudes and values that really matter.

Our April newsletter

This year we celebrate our ten year anniversary! In celebration, we will be publishing a series of resources that reflect on our work, celebrate how far we have come and look to the future. The first piece is a resource to help with reflection, planning, recruitment and capacity building for your organisation or initiative.

The Capability Framework

Whatever our community-led development focus or role is, it’s HOW we work that matters most. Over the last decade IC has been learning about what effective practice looks like and the kinds of skills and capabilities required to do this work well.

Our March newsletter

In our March newsletter, you can find out where your nearest CLD skills workshop is and how to register. Plus, we have a new My Inspiring Community video and another inspirational video about what Community Development means. Enjoy!

Inspiring Communities’ February Newsletter

Read about our upcoming events, there’s new videos to watch, a community story from Whangaroa, our engagement with Te Tiriti o Waitangi + more

2017 Snapshot

Enjoy this short illustration that focuses on just six highlights from a very rewarding 2017! A dynamic year for as we continue to work to support and embed effective community-led change.

Network Survey 2017 Results

The profile and awareness of CLD has increased in the last few years. Belief in the importance of CLD to New Zealand’s future has also strengthened.

Our Advice to Incoming Ministers, Nov 2017

The new Labour-led Government needs to be prepared to put local solutions advocated by local communities more at the centre. This means supporting them.

Our August Update

There’s lots happening! Catch up on what’s going on in and around communities across Aotearoa, the latest we have to offer, a webinar, workshops, links to our very cool short videos, our CLD election manifesto and much more..