Philanthropy is defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others.This group is initially looking at ethics, opportunities by sharing stories, skills and learning.Working with Cultivate we are running a series of roundtable sessions to start the philanthropy conversation. See More
Whole Education brings together and promotes education that seeks to provide a broader and deeper education for all young people, which will both prepare them better for life in the 21st century and enrich the society in which they live.
We are developing a monthly series of pub (or other) discussions on the last Wednesday evening of the month and this is the second one. We will be watching some short videos from this year's Google IO conference.Prepare to be dazzled by glitzy graphics and some very useful tools indeed. We'll be discussing how the digital economy can benefit us and how local people are already making use of the rich resources at our disposal.Local translators will be on hand and you'll be travelling with fellow…See More
- Project manager for the Workers' Educational Association Community Health Education project in Stoke-on-Trent, which aims to reduce health inequalities, improve lives and develop health literacy through fun, sociable keep fit courses and two community gyms.
- Part-time worker for Talk About Local, which helps UK communities to find their voice online. I make resources to help people develop hyperlocal communities and help at unconferences and other events
- Digital weaver for http://www.socialstoke.org.uk; http://visitburslem.wordpress.com and other online spaces.
- Previously founder of Social Media CIC and Local Edition, a hyperlocal newspaper serving Northern Stoke-on-Trent; member of Stoke-on-Trent Governance Transition Board; production manager of the Quaker publication The Friend; editor of London Student newspaper and Pi magazine while at university.
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.