As you may know, after 10 great years, Participle has taken the decision to close its doors on 16 October, 2015. This means that this will be our final post for the foreseeable future. Thank you so much for being a part of our community. We know that Relational Welfare is an idea whose time has come, and we are confident that people like you will be keeping the spirit of the movement alive in the world.
On that note, we wanted to share with you the final speech delivered by Hilary Cottam as Founder and CEO of Participle.
After the drama of the Labour leadership contest, Early Action advocate David Robinson asks: is the choice between ‘big vision’ and ‘broad appeal’ a false dilemma? Here are four principles for a strong, relational welfare state that might achieve both… Continue reading Looking to the future of public services
Public services don’t need to be transactional. Let’s not be afraid to talk about adding ‘love’ to the typical public service relationship, says Dr. Jennifer Sinclair in Australia.
Though they have different histories and cultures, Mexico and the UK are facing a surprising number of similar problems when it comes to social isolation and older people. Dionisio Garcia lays out the case for a Circle Movement in Mexico.
As our society evolves so to should the services that we use. As we become connected in different ways, what will these changes mean for public service 2.0?
It might seem like an iron-clad rule, but here are three places where it’s okay to go ahead and chat with a stranger.