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Joe Tibbetts is the founder and CEO of CLGdotTV. He hosts Working Lunch and chairs AnswerTime the CLGdotTV panel show. Joe chairs conferences and advises public and private sector organisations on how to get heard.

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PODCAST: Arts and Culture are powerful drivers of cohesive, safe, sustainable communities

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Stella Duffy, writer and theatre maker, co-founder of Fun Palaces & Darren Henley CEO Arts Council England talking up a storm

Broken communities hurt the public purse, demotivate citizens and can become nurseries for gangs, terrorists, drug abuse, criminality and knife crime. We are all increasingly focussed on "place making". The term, however, is all too often used loosely. Our definition is "building environments and encouraging mind-sets that support cohesive, confident, proud and sustainable local communities". Even if we all agree on what we are talking about there are reasons to examine what the term really means as Stella Duffy points out in this progamme.

In the last 100 years, national and local government has all too often, destroyed, ignored and under resourced existing communities and done little or nothing to help in the development of new communities. Now we understand that broken communities can become home to disillusioned, de-motivated people un-coupled from the democratic process and sceptical of what society can offer them.  Sharing creative activities can drive place making, can "pop-up" over night, can mobilise a community's own resources and produce spectacular and timely results. All the more reason then why those in power who hold the national, regional and local purse strings should support such initiatives.

GO HERE FOR THE FUN PALACES WEBSITE          GO HERE FOR ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND            GO HERE TO BUY "CREATIVITY - WHY IT MATTERS by DARREN HENLEY

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Four times each year we invite around 60 people to join us for a day of making programmes.

An Audience with CLGdotTV No3 - central London, 23 October 2018

when we will focus on social care and health including topics such as

  • integration of health and social care services around place
  • the HR and skills connundrum at the heart of social care and health integration
  • the challenges of patient/citizen information sharing and how these can be overcome
  • the role of population, NHS ‘SUS’ and other data in improving service interventions and outcomes
  • self-supporting communities – how far will social prescribing and asset based commissioning take us?
  • the potential of apps and other digitally-enabled products and services in social care
  • the sustainability of current health and social care systems.

Seats on the panels and in the audience are as rare as teeth in hens. #beoneofthe60 email Ben Webber b.webber@boilerhouse.co.uk for more information.

 

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