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Losing Control is BACK

Losing Control is back and bigger than ever! Since Losing Control, 2017, we have witnessed a massive increase in organisations and leaders asking how they can accelerate social change by adopting more inclusive ways of making decisions. We have seen a rise in the...

SCA CareerClub

No one ever talks about the job in the pet shop I am fed up reading over veneered accounts of how people have developed their careers. It's never straight forward. I get asked almost daily for career advice and its nothing you can give in a 20 min phone call. So,...

The next generation of charity governance

We are delighted to be working on a new initiative to grow the numbers of young trustees in England and Wales, funded by The Blagrave Trust. This week, we feature a blog by Jo Wells, Director of the Blagrave Trust on the motivations for charities to recruit young...

“CSR Is Not A Single Action That A Business Takes”

This blog was written by our intern Peter Cohen who is currently interning with the SCA as part of the University of North Carolina honours semester in London. Peter is a third-year studying Public Policy and Food Studies and is fascinated by the systems that underlie...

Self Help Housing

Self-Help-Housing.Org, set up in 2008 with funding from Tudor Trust, aims to  promote and support self-help housing initiatives. These initiatives involve groups of local people refurbishing or bringing back into use empty and derelict properties so that local people...

Housing First

This month at the Social Change Agency we have been looking at different organisations, campaigns and initiatives that make up the the housing justice movement. In 1992, Dr. Sam Tsemberis founded Pathways to Housing in New York City where the Housing First Approach...

A House Without A Home?

This blog was written by our intern Dominic Hopkins who spent two weeks with us during September 2018, as part of Warwick University's Enhanced Summer Work Experience Bursary (WESWEB). The realisation that somewhere to live in does not necessarily equal somewhere to...

Build your movement to change the world

From the anti-plastics movement to Black Lives Matter, how do movement builders get hundreds or thousands of individuals and organisations to create, speak and act together? Come along to our movement building canvas workshop in London on the 12th of September to...

Launch22 – Thanks and Goodbye

We’re moving offices! The Social Change Agency has grown and our team needs the space to keep up its amazing work. We want to say a huge thank you to Launch22 who have hosted us in their brilliant co-working space in Kings Cross over the past 6 months. With their...

Decentralised Organising: More Collaboration, Less Hierarchy

From organisational governance to mobilising and sustaining grassroots movements, what is decentralised organising and how can this approach facilitate collective but efficient decision-making without management hierarchy? Decentralised organising isn’t just about...

An Interview With Brixton Pound

This month at The Social Change Agency we have been looking at the different people working on economic justice. The Brixton Pound (B£) is an amazing organisation helping to build this movement up. If you've ever been to Brixton market, you'll have seen their jazzy...