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April Newsletter

Contents Message from Susan Ritchie Accredited Learning Community Coaching Community Curators Facilitation Training World Cafés Participatory Budgeting Independent Facilitation Citizens Assembly Engagement Delivery VirtualCuppas Legal Duties That’s it for now – do get in touch if there is anything we can help you with.  Stay safe!  

April 28th 2020
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Networks, Networks, Networks. A new era of collaboration to generate social good?

The Covid-19 crisis has reinforced what MutualGain have been promoting for a decade – that the most wicked, deep-seated and destructive of problems faced in society – crime, poverty, disadvantage, social care among them – requires high levels of collaboration to address and bring about change. During this intense period of isolation we have seen[…]

April 21st 2020
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What if a #newworld could be created as a result of Covid-19?

First up: if you read this and are intrigued by what could come of some of the questions posed at the end, would you kindly share across your networks and ask people to do three things: Point to any research that can think about this more deeply Share across your networks and mobilise others Share[…]

April 11th 2020
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The impact of a local community engagement intervention on residents’ fear of crime and perceptions of the police

This document is a summary of the findings of an independent evaluation of the work that MutualGain undertook with Durham Constabulary.  The findings can be downloaded via this link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3409ikpat35dw3n/AABO_CrWPXNMy0ZkNkMMB_WLa?dl=0 The full article citation is shown below, but essentially the article confirms the views of MutualGain that building social capital can have a positive impact on[…]

August 26th 2019
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Protecting Communities from Serious Crime

      Serious crime is an issue that blights many of our urban and rural communities.  Dealing in drugs, weapons, fake cigarettes and booze are all part of a growing concern within policing.  We have recently seen reports of gangs using children as young as seven to carry drugs for payment.  The term county[…]

August 26th 2019
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People matter to MutualGain

  I have been working with MutualGain for the last three years and I reflected on my experiences with them while spending time with the team down in London on a ‘Team Development Day’. Susan Richie (our Director) and Andrew Fisher have been such an empowering influence during that time. That influence is both personal[…]

August 26th 2019
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Why community coaching?

The following blog was drawn from an interview with  Jenny Oklikah and first appeared on http://www.WhatCharity.com   MutualGain is a company with a social purpose that helps organisations across the UK build social capital and develop active citizens in their communities. We work with any organisation that wants to have more meaningful dialogue and engagement with[…]

August 26th 2019
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