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My writing covers a wide-range of topics within community health, including interviews of courageous community practitioners. I also write a newsletter called Community & Health

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The Need for Editorial Strategy

Whether foundations truly understand the importance of content and editorial strategy as a way to grow a field of practice

How Change Begins

How the Democracy Collaborative is denting the universe, proving themselves to be way more important than most other think tanks

The Connectional and The Tedious

Some words of support from Ewan Aitken of Cyrenians, an Edinburgh-based charity that for 50 years has served the homeless and vulnerable transform their lives by helping them believe that they can

We’re Taking A Break

Because we’re not a proper company, never want to be, and think we need to separate the needs of the work from the needs of an organization

Is There An Enemy?

Whether broadening the issues facing health care beyond the limitations of the bio-medical model has, in fact, taken the edge off our work

Some Things Don’t Leave You

Like economic insecurity and being denied access to clubs

Concept Note Sent to Potential Funding Partners

Announcing the developing of our concept note, which we intend to send to funders to gauge interest in our plans

Why Relying on Advocacy May Mean Losing in the Long Term

Because it’s fire fighting rather than winning the battle of ideas

Our New Report: Bringing Purpose to Community Engagement

Why we've positioned the 12 Principles as a framework for reconceiving health care's relationship with communities

The Jumble of Non Conformity

A mess of a post reflecting where my head is right now - or at least how it’s not really anywhere concrete...

Gathering Momentum

A number of people have signed up as supporters

The Inside Game

Erin Hagan offers some straight-talking feedback on how our May 2017 symposium did not quite hit the mark and how we need to shift our approach
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