By Donna Provoost, Chair of Inspiring Communities – 11th May 2017

“… we believe that incorporating a community-led approach into economic and social policies will help overcome the complex issues and inequality we are currently facing…”

Donna is an economist with over fifteen years of experience as a researcher, policy analyst and manager. Her professional work has centred on working for better outcomes for disadvantaged groups. She came to New Zealand from Canada over a decade ago, and she has worked in several government agencies in the social sector.

In this document she outlines the benefits of taking a community-led approach, and the importance of this approach being utilised in social and economic policy.

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