Useful stuff from the regional empowerment partnership Dominic Murphy 24 th  May 2011 Localism and the Big Society
Treasure or torture? <ul><li>‘ Governance’ structures </li></ul><ul><li>What works? </li></ul><ul><li>New products </li></...
Governance <ul><li>Neighbourhood Partnerships (Bristol) </li></ul><ul><li>Area Boards (Wiltshire) </li></ul>
Wiltshire Area Boards <ul><li>18 Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Formally part of Wilshire Council </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-agency ...
What works?... and does NOT work <ul><li>Community Area Debates </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging with young people </li></ul><ul...
Torbay youth film project <ul><li>Written and directed by young people </li></ul><ul><li>About their lives </li></ul><ul><...
New products <ul><li>Participatory budgeting (resource book) </li></ul><ul><li>Community researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Tak...
Participatory budgeting <ul><li>SW PB and Localism guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dulverton mainstreaming PB </li></ul></ul><...
Community researchers <ul><li>13 groups trained to carry out research in their own communities </li></ul><ul><li>Weston, T...
Take Part South West <ul><li>Designed to help engagement between local authorities and citizens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How ...
Empowerment good practice <ul><li>Zebra collective </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community leaders...
Assistance <ul><li>Speak to us at Creating Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>http://empowermentworks.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul...
 
Final message <ul><li>This cannot be done for nothing </li></ul><ul><li>But it needn’t cost much </li></ul><ul><li>Process...
Thank you for listening! Dominic Murphy 24 th  May 2011
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  1. 1. Useful stuff from the regional empowerment partnership Dominic Murphy 24 th May 2011 Localism and the Big Society
  2. 2. Treasure or torture? <ul><li>‘ Governance’ structures </li></ul><ul><li>What works? </li></ul><ul><li>New products </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Governance <ul><li>Neighbourhood Partnerships (Bristol) </li></ul><ul><li>Area Boards (Wiltshire) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wiltshire Area Boards <ul><li>18 Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Formally part of Wilshire Council </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-agency </li></ul><ul><li>Community Area Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Community grants </li></ul>
  5. 5. What works?... and does NOT work <ul><li>Community Area Debates </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging with young people </li></ul><ul><li>Small grants </li></ul><ul><li>Switching ‘on’ and ‘off’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does NOT work! </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Torbay youth film project <ul><li>Written and directed by young people </li></ul><ul><li>About their lives </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase at Blue Walnut Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>Sell out! </li></ul><ul><li>Now on DVD and Facebook </li></ul>
  7. 7. New products <ul><li>Participatory budgeting (resource book) </li></ul><ul><li>Community researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Take Part SW </li></ul><ul><li>Practitioner ‘good practice’ learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Participatory budgeting <ul><li>SW PB and Localism guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dulverton mainstreaming PB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S.106 in East Devon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U-Choose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Devonport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published in autumn </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Community researchers <ul><li>13 groups trained to carry out research in their own communities </li></ul><ul><li>Weston, Torbay, Bristol </li></ul><ul><li>Housing providers, recovering addicts, survivors of domestic abuse </li></ul>
  10. 10. Take Part South West <ul><li>Designed to help engagement between local authorities and citizens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How things work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training info </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Empowerment good practice <ul><li>Zebra collective </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical ‘tools’ for engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solution focused community working </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitation methods </li></ul></ul><ul><li>120 participants in 2010/11 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Assistance <ul><li>Speak to us at Creating Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>http://empowermentworks.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>The 29 th June event </li></ul>
  13. 14. Final message <ul><li>This cannot be done for nothing </li></ul><ul><li>But it needn’t cost much </li></ul><ul><li>Process IS as important as outcome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I’m sorry! I know that doesn’t work for some people! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Thank you for listening! Dominic Murphy 24 th May 2011
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