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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.


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

What We Are Learning about CLD

What We Are Learning  2010 is Inspiring Communities inaugural learning... more

IC considers CLD progress in 2012

In this paper, Inspiring Communities comments on key aspects that are helping... more

Learning by Doing: Community-led Change in Aotearoa

Learning by Doing is Inspiring Communities second major learning... more

Community Development & Community-led Development What’s the Difference?

We received an email from a community builder in Canterbury struggling to find... more

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