June 2018 / 5 posts found

I AM Woman – Comparable To – EQUAL

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  Last week I listened to an audio book Songs of Songs Divine Romance by Brian Simmons. It’s a version of the book Songs of Solomon which draws on the original Hebrew translation and extended meanings and use of language to capture the essence of the intended message. In this version it speaks of the woman as being “comparable to” and “equal to” her beloved. I like this original text… This week I watched the documentary on Martin Luther King : King in the Wilderness. One of the things that I struck by was the importance of life partner choice….it […]

Power To Change

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Power to change I was recently invited to speak at a meeting where I was introduced to this organisation, the Power to Change. As well as clearly highlighting how to Understand Community Asset Transfer as a guide – for community businesses and Support for grantees! Power to Change also boast a Research Institute with a vision to see better places created through community business. The Research Institute seeks to support this vision by commissioning high-quality research, promoting rigorous analysis and stimulating critical scrutiny and debate. There aim being to shape both policy and practice. If you are an organisation/group aspiring […]

One City Plan – Bristol

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  One City Plan More than 150 business, public and voluntary sector leaders gathered at Ashton Gate Stadium to discuss the emerging vision for the Bristol: One City Plan. The One City Plan is an ambitious, collaborative approach to reach a shared vision for Bristol. The One City Plan will aim to use the collective power of Bristol’s key organisations to make a bigger impact by supporting partners, organisations and citizens to help solve key challenges such as driving economic growth for everyone. Building on the City Office, which was launched in 2016 by Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, the […]