Author Archives: Richard
It’s humbling to hear this speech again today – and to reflect on the shift in attitudes over that 50 years, and also the journey left to travel before his dream reflects reality for all people across our globe. I loved this piece by the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23853578 featuring; Congressman John Lewis: last surviving member of […]
It’s 50 years ago today that Martin Luther King wrote his letter from a Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King’s Birmingham letter in which he stated that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” and that “we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny” Powerful words that still have […]
One of the clearest lessons from a summer of sport is how keen people are to feel a meaningful connection with other people. Interviews with athletes have moved us, the positive human story told again and again has connected with us with force and power. Time and again. The role of volunteers, and the version […]
Love this http://freespeechdebate.com/en/ Really interesting debate about how we can identify principles for free speech that apply across the globe.
I am excited about seeing the Women we have been working for over the last 3 years on the WI’s Women Reaching Women project – we have a closing conference at the Commonwealth Club in Westminster today.
We will be launching our ‘insights’ toolkit for charities interested in engagement at our conference with Oxfam and the WI this week. The toolkit, available in the resources section of our website for a free download, highlights factors that increased engagement for people in our recent national project with OxfamGB and the WI.
I’m delighted to announce that we will have the Parliamentary undersecretary of state for international development will be speaking with us at a conference on 12th April 2011 at the Commonwealth club in London. Stephen O’Brien will share government perspectives on International Development at the event. The conference, delivered with the WI, Oxfam and The […]