Our inner and outer crises are two sides of the same coin. It’s time we acted on that fact.
Cassie Robinson.👀And did you see the launch of the @Collective_Psyc report today? .."How do we get enough of us to see ourselves as part of a Larger Us rather than a them-and-us (or just an atomised ‘I’)? This is *the* question in an age of climate breakdown.."
At the Organising for Change training collective, we’ve recently reviewed our strategy and core content. We’re super excited to be cooking up new plans and applying for funding – …
Cassie Robinson.In relation to this, whilst there is so much new and amazing training going on in the UK for movement building & activism (thinkingdoingchanging.com/2019/02/25/tra…), it’s all very geared at young people. Maybe we need to help the baby boomers & older revise their activism tactics (or get some)?
In 2010 I was introduced to the Berkana Institutes’s Two Loop model, and I come back to it again and again. As I’ve moved across different…
Cassie Robinson.What kind of change work do you think you’re doing? Designing radical new alternatives? Stabilising the system that’s in decline? Helping orgs transition from the dying system to the new? Hospicing the old? Connecting and illuminating the pioneers? 👉🏼
A few days ago in the Point People WhatsApp group, someone asked for suggestions of tools that help you transition from one year to the…
Cassie Robinson.If you like doing something to mark the transition from one year to the next, I created a set of questions to try out this year 👉🏼 medium.com/@cassierobinso… - looking back at 2018, planning for 2019, but importantly thinking beyond yourself, to your community & the planet.
Cassie Robinson.Impressed that the conversation here at #PhilanthropyWorks digital session has gone to the conversation about impacts on planet, not only on people. It's why we need to move beyond human-centred design as per this blog
A few weeks ago, the Point People ran a one day workshop for Lankelly Chase and their Place Based Associates, talking through some of the…
Cassie Robinson.I wrote a short blog about the workshop we (@thepointpeople ) ran a few weeks back for @LankellyChase & their Place Based Associates. It's really just to share our slides, to make open some tools and methods we use for "designing systemically for change"
Domestic rankings do not give accurate picture of the strengths of the College, but Birkbeck will remain part of the international listings.
Cassie Robinson.YES! what a brilliant and radical position to take - @BirkbeckUoL withdrawing from UK university rankings "The tables struggle to deal with anything other than a campus university catering to 18-year-olds who have just moved away from home." via @KayEngels
Join us for a one-day exploration of the power of collective consciousness, feeling, intelligence and action – co-curated with The Point People.
Cassie Robinson.Are you obsessed with the "collective" (like me!), then I hope you've got a ticket to our Collective City event. Speakers include poet, artist & sculptor @MontgomeryGhost & Lynn Segal, a socialist feminist academic, activist & author of ‘Radical Happiness’
Using mapping to understand the network of organisations working to drive change in how technology shapes society.
Cassie Robinson.If you are doing work in ethical / responsible tech / data then please add yourself to this map - *yes* we know maps seem to be the (wrong) answer to everything these days, but actually this field is fragmented and this might help. medium.com/doteveryone/wh… please share too!
10 ways you can help improve young people's life chances
Cassie Robinson.This is a great blog from @nesta_uk on 10 ways you can help improve young people’s life chances. Not being a parent means I’m often wondering how I can do more and where / how I can usefully give some time and attention 👉🏼
** Please note this is only open to people who work as a funder or in a foundation.**
This is our monthly learning event (supported by Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation) for funders who want to understand and learn more about how to fund...
Mon, Aug 13, 2018, 6:00 PM: We are delighted to invite you to our Tech for Good summer party.Get ready to mix and mingle with people working or interested in the tech for good space over a drink or tw
Cassie Robinson.The #techforgood London meetup now has 7500 members (😮 ), with about 8 other communities running their own meetsups all across the UK. Next Monday @techforgoodtv is hosting their Summer party which is an opportunity to get involved in the movement 👉🏼
People are talking about being field-builders. Growing the field of an area of practice, or intent around an issue.
Cassie Robinson.If you’re a funder / foundation, how can you take a more active role in field-building, and in encouraging relationships, co-operation and collaboration amongst those you are funding? Some thoughts here 👉🏼