We recently joined a Citizens Assembly hosted by Citizens UK. Community organisers reported on single-issue campaigns including jobs for youth; policing and race; digital inclusion and fair energy.   We heard from members of the community who have been affected by these issues and benefited from the respective campaigns, in the presence of external representatives, such as Cllr Carole...

We are delighted to be co-hosting the seminar series ‘Designing the Commons’ with the Institute of Design Innovation. At the onset of the COVID crisis, new commons have emerged that responded to frontline struggles in crucial and urgent ways – through the formation of solidarity...

Dr Sharon Prendeville (PI) and Dr Laura Santamaria (CoI) have received £250,000 of funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for their project which will explore the role of design in creating social change. The research project aims to investigate the political aspects of...