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What is the Centre for Welfare Reform?

What is the Centre for Welfare Reform?

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The Centre for Welfare Reform is a citizen think tank. It works to help create a better world by helping citizens, connect, collaborate and share their ideas.

The Centre for Welfare Reform is a citizen think tank. It works to help create a better world by helping citizens, connect, collaborate and share their ideas.

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What is the Centre for Welfare Reform?

  1. 1. Centre for Welfare Reform is a Citizen Think Tank. This means: 1. Equality - we believe every human being is equal and that our differences should be celebrated. 2. Community - we bring people together to make a better world for everyone. 3. Freedom - we try do what is right even when this makes us unpopular with the powerful
  2. 2. The Centre does 4 main things: 1. Research - we discover what’s going on 2. Thinking - we think about how things work 3. Advocacy - we speak out about what’s important 4. Action - we help people to act and change things
  3. 3. We have a library of over 800 things, including: 1. Research - detailed reports 2. Stories - personal experiences and achievements 3. Graphics - pictures to explain ideas 4. Essays - thoughts in writing 5. Videos - little films
  4. 4. A few of the things we’ve done include: 1. Campaigning against cuts targeting disabled people 2. Organising a new advocacy movement for people with intellectual disabilities 3. Helping people organise more personalised support 4. Challenging thinking about care services 5. Organising the international Citizen Network
  5. 5. We have awarded over 80 Fellows 1. Inventors 2. Activists 3. Advocates 4. Academics
  6. 6. You can get involved by 1. Sharing work through our library 2. Joining one of our projects (or starting a new one) 3. Becoming a Fellow of the Centre
  7. 7. www.cforwr.org @citizen_network
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