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Case Studies & Stories

Check out what's happening on the ground: people getting involved, coming together and taking action, experiences of our movement members and much more! Case studies and stories are written by Organisers, Hosts, Volunteers and Employers. At times we also feature guest stories.

Bringing you a collection of our stories

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12 Sep 2014
The amazing Dandelion Project has been running over the summer months and has been brilliantly received!
1 Sep 2014
Alice Carter set up Abbey Lions Cubs FC a year ago and has since learnt a lot about volunteering!
27 Aug 2014
Volunteer Riya writes about her work with the Queensway community project, founded as a result of a listening and supported by Wellingborough Organiser Laura...
19 Aug 2014
Inspirational volunteer Faye writes about her craft drop in centre Unravel and Unwind. It all started with a listening which revealed Faye’s vision and dream,...
5 Aug 2014
In Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire community organising is taking an artistic turn. Working with local volunteers and the Borough Councils anti-social...
23 Jul 2014
A follow up on the excellent Dandelion project launched during volunteers fortnight. Due to its success it has been awarded extra funding and will continue...
11 Jul 2014
Senior Organiser Bill writes how the process of training and supporting volunteers has changed not only his work but more importantly the community they all...
10 Jul 2014
Video created by Portland Organisers and Volunteers. Meet the inspiring Volunteers ( Portland Shining Lights) and hear all about their projects.
9 Jul 2014
Sometimes we achieve our goals without even realising it.
9 Jul 2014
Senior Organiser Bill from Portland writes about the role of community organising in neighbourhood planning and shares the success story of the Portland plan.
8 Jul 2014
Sheffield Organisers brought all their volunteers together and asked them - "what's so special about Community Organising?"
7 Jul 2014
Another in our series of stories for Community Organisers Volunteers fortnight. Volunteers in Birmingham Sajida and Salina discuss why they feel their...
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