"Broken Response, Broken Results" is an article highlighting the fragmented and siloed nature of Scotland's support landscape, particularly in the charity and social enterprise sectors. Despite numerous efforts by thousands of charities and community groups, the pursuit of ever-changing funding and trends prevents building on past progress and collaborations. Community Lab was established to address these challenges, aiming to unite these groups and foster sustained change.
At the turn of the 21st century, Dr Anna Gregor and a group of pioneering cancer clinicians were exploring how to improve cancer care for patients in Scotland.
#OpenScotland imagines a future where citizens are empowered to effect change. Together, we can shape that future. Here's how...
In his excellent book Citizens, Jon Alexander looks at how we have ceded, sold or otherwise lost our agency — the ability to take action or to choose what action to take.
Over the past few years, Community Lab has been testing different approaches to hybrid community and movement building — that meld of digital and physical experiences that help create the outcomes its members may want.
At the heart of Christie is a need for systems change — where relationships between different aspects of the system have to change towards new outcomes and goals.