How can we help you?
We bring together community and placemaking networks in Yorkshire and Lancashire with socially minded tech folk and specialists across a wide range of fields.
1. Tell us about your community or placemaking challenge
We've already explored a wide range of ideas and pilots with Local Authorities, Sector Support Organisations and VCSOs as well as having an eye open for innovations in digital for connecting communities from around the World. Let us help you too.
2. We’ll help you explore where digital or tech has helped others
Also, if you'd like us to present some of our case studies to your wider team then get in touch and ask us about our workshop deliveries.
3. We’ll see how we (and our networks) can support you
We work with community activism, development and organising networks. With socially minded tech SMEs and Social Enterprises. With a range of specialists from learning designers through to social accountants. Get in touch and let's explore developing the right partnership to address your challenge.
Challenges we’re exploring
Developing effective case study formats for peer to peer VCSE Learning
Increasing visibility of community participation opportunities
Enabling communities as accessibility mappers
Increasing online visibility of community groups
Integrating community consultation materials
Enabling VCSE collectives as learning content providers
Tools and resources
Papers, toolkits and guides for digital placemaking and connected communities.See resources
Kevin has experience in both corporate and digital social innovation projects as Northern Power Mouse and in support of a network of VCSE’s in West Yorkshire through the Community Technology Activists Network.
When working for charities, Kevin has managed UK National Funded projects focusing on digital engagement/inclusion and projects through the Erasmus + programme as well as being a researcher on initiatives like ‘Cities of Learning’.