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Hard to reach or easy to ignore - Promoting equality in community engagement – Evidence review

Hard to reach or easy to ignore - Promoting equality in community engagement – Evidence review

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This evidence review explores the intersection between community engagement and inequality. It examines evidence, from Scotland and the UK, on what is being done to overcome inequality in community engagement.

Equality and community engagement are central to core policy developments and frameworks that guide current public sector reform: i.e. Christie Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services; Community Empowerment Act 2015; Fairer Scotland; Convention of Scottish Local Authorities’ Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy.

The evidence highlights the difficulties in pursuing a complex and critical action plan to overcome inequality in community engagement.

Get access to a video of the launch of the paper on the What Works Scotland webiste http://whatworksscotland.ac.uk/publications/hard-to-reach-or-easy-to-ignore-promoting-equality-in-community-engagement-evidence-review/
Tags: community engagement community planning better community engagement
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