Going local:   How will the localism agenda  affect your campaign strategy?   Paul   Barasi
Localism <ul><li>How far will central government    want to go? </li></ul>Changing the scope  and context of campaigning <...
Paul Boateng …  you say the last thing we in government want to hear at the worst time for us.  Keep on doing it! That way...
Campaigning can challenge the power imbalance Are power holders changing  how they view campaigning  and activists?
Local   Compact   Access   to power    holders Campaigning Participatory    Budgeting Community  Accountability Campaign R...
 
  Not    engaged  by choice Not    engaged not by choice   -  Given access? Engaged  by choice - Informed    - Supported  ...
How local infrastuctrure organisations  Can boost support for campaigning How does anyone discover what campaigning is goi...
Good Practice Compact is a campaign for Compact means groups campaign fearlessly  but   responsibly without this risking t...
Supports independence Right to campaign Right to challenge policy Manage own affairs Creates environment for campaigning t...
Paul   Barasi [email_address] 020 7520 2453 www.compactvoice.org.uk
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Going local:
How will the localism agenda affect your campaign strategy?
How far will central government want to go?
How far will they get?
Power to local state or Power to the People?

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Going Local Paul Barasi

  1. 1. Going local: How will the localism agenda affect your campaign strategy? Paul Barasi
  2. 2. Localism <ul><li>How far will central government want to go? </li></ul>Changing the scope and context of campaigning <ul><li>How far will they get? </li></ul><ul><li>Power to local state or Power to the People? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Paul Boateng … you say the last thing we in government want to hear at the worst time for us. Keep on doing it! That way policies change for the better.” “ The trouble with you voluntary organisations is ... Having Our Shout
  4. 4. Campaigning can challenge the power imbalance Are power holders changing how they view campaigning and activists?
  5. 5. Local Compact Access to power holders Campaigning Participatory Budgeting Community Accountability Campaign Resources Campaign Skills Setting the agenda Spending Going Local
  6. 7. Not engaged by choice Not engaged not by choice - Given access? Engaged by choice - Informed - Supported - Facilitated Have to engage Influence, impact and Independence Inside track ----> hard position outsider organisations
  7. 8. How local infrastuctrure organisations Can boost support for campaigning How does anyone discover what campaigning is going on? Campaigns webpage listing what’s on Encourage other groups to join in campaigns Use our Independence score card http://bit.ly/8LO1a1 Cover campaigning skills in training programme
  8. 9. Good Practice Compact is a campaign for Compact means groups campaign fearlessly but responsibly without this risking their funding Campaigning thrives within a strong culture of independence
  9. 10. Supports independence Right to campaign Right to challenge policy Manage own affairs Creates environment for campaigning to flourish Better positions sector voice on the inside track Briefing, support and advice Helping build relationships Encouraging good practice Tools and web resources Promoting thriving Compact Sector & Community Representing sector issues to Government
  10. 11. Paul Barasi [email_address] 020 7520 2453 www.compactvoice.org.uk

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