3Ps for powering up action in small communities

In the article, I discuss the 3Ps framework for powering community action and how IFB Gaming used the 3-step change framework to support charities and community organizations at Southwark’s Brandon Estate. Power Up People and Businesses: This is about building digital confidence so that people are motivated to learn and keep on learning, and applyContinue reading “3Ps for powering up action in small communities”

Why closing Maddock surgery is bad for the community’s heath

Brandon Estate’s only GP surgery, Maddock way surgery, is set to close at the end of March. The borough’s CCG’s (Clinical Commission Group) PCCC’s (Primary Care Commissioning Committee) has asked patients to register at another local practice. Local people have also been advised to register after an upcoming consultation with residents and stakeholders. The consultationContinue reading “Why closing Maddock surgery is bad for the community’s heath”

What you need to know about volunteering & digital champions

A digital champion is an emerging form of volunteer that reflects contemporary living and technology-adoption maturity. In addition to the expectations of traditional volunteers, a digital champion helps others understand the benefits of using the internet and shows them how to do simple things online. You don’t need to be a computer whizz, you justContinue reading “What you need to know about volunteering & digital champions”

Top challenges facing charities and community organizations in England

Social inclusion is a topical issue in many arenas – many organisations are also participating to enable capability for all amidst technology-adoption maturity. Recent investigations through the UK’s flagship Online Centres Network highlights 6 topical issues facing charities and community organisations as they tackle social inclusion. I am particularly drawn to the investigation in discussionContinue reading “Top challenges facing charities and community organizations in England”

Bridging The Digital Divide on Brandon Estate

“…Although Government and other organisations are prioritising digital inclusion, we know more can be done, and more quickly, with greater commitment and by working in partnership across sectors…” — Good Things Foundation Bridging The Digital Divide calls on Government and other organisations to commit to helping us get everyone in the UK online by 2028.Continue reading “Bridging The Digital Divide on Brandon Estate”

Why SiLL may be a game changer for London libraries

In recent years, our local libraries have been subject to closure and large cuts, this at a time when we should actually be upgrading them. This unusual form of democracy undoubtedly birth related-innovations such as co-working space and social hubs. While many of these related-innovation are timely and necessary, they lack the community and politicalContinue reading “Why SiLL may be a game changer for London libraries”