Hurricane Sandy and the Trump Tornado  #locality17

  She calls it “The Donald Disaster”.    Melissa Asse of University Settlement in New York  (a community organisation/housing for 350000 New Yorkers) has just finished speaking to the Locality Convention in Manchester.  During Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy Melissa recognised that, although they were poorly prepared, some of the best first responders  were recent migrants. Especially …

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Social Prescribing

We work with hundreds of voluntary organisations whose efforts help people feel better. It comes in many forms, whether that is improving fitness, finding purpose, finding friendships –  they routinely record the difference through our tools, including the Impact Assessment App. I just been learning a little more about social prescribing from Locality, as part …

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Thank you Steph

—— It was a common joke that Steph came to work for a rest.  She heard it often and it always made her smile. Besides a full time job with us, Steph Clarke was busy. She and her husband James started and ran the hugely significant hyperlocal blog WV11. Both volunteered to run their local community …

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