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January 30, 2024
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Published by Dudley CVS

Invitation to Tender: Community Technologist

Dudley CVS are seeking a Community Technologist to support the co-design of a digital archive for a project (Dudley People’s School for Climate Justice) funded through the National Lottery Community Fund’s Climate Action Fund – Nature and Climate. Community Technologist
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January 23, 2024
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Published by Lorna Prescott

We’re seeking an Evaluation Partner: Expressions of Interest invited

Dudley CVS is seeking an Evaluation Partner to work with our CoLab Dudley team and Dudley People’s School for Climate Justice partners Workshop 24 and Ekho Collective CIC. This is in relation to an award for 3 years of work
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December 20, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

Collaborating to develop Dudley People’s School for Climate Justice

Last year our CoLab Dudley team started thinking about ways to build on nature-based activities and curiosity about alternative futures that we had seen emerging through our collaborations. Such as the More-Than-Human High Streetexperiment developed by Workshop 24. Ideas for
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December 20, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

£750,000 investment in community-led climate action in Dudley borough

Dudley CVS and partners have been awarded £578,000 by The National Lottery Community Fund to support local people to develop a deeper connection with nature and inspire community-led climate action. A collaborative project led by Dudley CVS, Workshop 24 and
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December 19, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

Climate Changemakers

Dudley CVS is collaborating with local social enterprises to engage over 500 local people in climate action over the next 3 years (see our News post). Dudley People’s School for Climate Justice will make it easier for people to connect
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October 26, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

A social enterprise with connection, imagination, and culture at its heart

On the East Quay of the harbour in Watchet, Somerset, is a colourful and surprising looking array of shipping containers. They are home to a paper mill, a printmakers, Geology and Ecology experts, nine artists, two art galleries, a creator
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October 17, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

Reclaiming Our Roots

Reclaiming Our Roots is an experimental and creative community (re)connection experience designed by Time Rebel Deb McDonald, in collaboration with her fellow Director of Ekho Collective, Clare Evans, and herbalist, teacher, artist and author Amaia Dadachanji. Taking place outdoors, in
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September 5, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

Imagining and making new ways to create homes

Last week I jumped on a train to Bristol to spend the day with WeCanMake. They are responding to the housing crisis by asking: What if the power and resources to create good homes were in the hands of communities?
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September 4, 2023
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Published by Lorna Prescott

Seeding alternative futures in our neighbourhoods and communities

JRF’s Emerging Futures Pathfinders Back in the depths of winter, just before finishing off for the year,  the CoLab Dudley team (which is convened by Dudley CVS) received a most unexpected letter by email. It was from the Emerging Futures
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