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Our thinking

We are up to speed with the trends, emerging learning and evidence. And we are helping develop practice based evidence around effective community-led development.  In this section unpack complex theory and where possible highlight putting it into practice.


CLD 101

Are you after a quick summary?  read our short summary explaining CLD... more

Our CLD Election Manifesto

Inspiring Communities  has developed an election Manifesto that outlines... more

Our Theory of Change

Inspiring Communities has developed a new Theory of Change which has... more

Benefits to taking a CLD approach to economic and social policy

Traditional social and economic policies are failing to generate the changes... more

Social Investment – our thinking

How does the Government's social Investment approach work for community? In... more

Victory Village Forum, Nelson

NZ’s inaugural conference about Family centred, Community-led... more

At the Heart – training resource

At the Heart is a DVD training resource that describes and promotes what can... more

Quadrants of Change

For lasting transformation to happen within communities there are four... more

Eco Cycle of Collaboration

Our communities are constantly changing.  People, policies, programmes,... more

Challenging our assumptions about leadership

By Margy-Jean Malcolm Enabling the leadership of everyone to grow and... more

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