Active Community Unit
Sets out proposals and options for making the government's small grants funding programmes both more integrated and more accessible to community groups of all kinds, particularly the more marginalised groups such as those from black and minority ethnic and refugee communities. Document also explains broadly how the government intends to establish and operate the new Neighbourhood Renewal Community Chests.
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Document defines local strategic partnerships and discusses their cross-cutting responsibilities and their role in neighbourhood renewal.
R. Gilchrist and T. Jeffs (eds)
London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001
Looking at the history of the settlement movement in Britain and the US, this book examines the current emphasis on ideas of community and active citizenship in social care, social policy and welfare. It starts with basic settlement concepts which it then uses to inform and centextualise contemporary practice and policy.