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Participation Portal – resource of the month

DHG worked in partnership to deliver your participation portal which can be found at Collections Link. This month we want to draw your attention to a resource in that portal called The Guide to Effective Participation by David Wilcox. An absolute must read for everyone interested in genuine participatory work and equal partnerships. The guide […]

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Resource: Ethnic minority low paid workers face more barriers to promotion.

This  report, In-work poverty, ethnicity and workplace cultures by Joseph Rowntree Foundation might prove a useful resource for your HR departments when thinking about progress and barriers to staff or agency staff in low paid positions. The report covers barriers to low paid across all ethnic groups as well as drawing out issues for minority groups. […]

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Resource: Advocacy toolkit

Arts Council England have updated their advocacy toolkit. As it is always good to refresh our advocacy skills so the toolkit is worth a browse.  Notably one of the key points is that ‘cultural events bring communities together and make our lives richer’. As cultural organisations go into advocacy overdrive it can be an opportunity […]

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Resource: Scottish Government Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report

Scotland has implemented higher levels of compliance with regard to the Equality Act duties than England. This report may be useful when considering how to articulate mainstreaming in terms of the breadth of what your organisation does.  It is also one more example of the Equality Act outcome setting processes in action. Two more notable […]

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Resource: What does the Census tell us about religion in 2011?

Thanks to the Equality and Diversity Forum for flagging up this useful resource which gives a basic overview of trends in religion for England and Wales according to the latest census. It correlates statistics relating to religion with age and employment. These may provide useful evidence or impetus for your arts and heritage work.  The […]

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September 2012- June 2013, Supporting Practice in Participation

DHG has partnered with the Collections Trust, British Museum and the Institute of the Public Understanding of Past to build a portal to resources on participatory practice. The portal focuses on providing resources which demonstrate some sort of shared decision making, power sharing or supporting an external agenda. Accompanying regional meetings in Bristol and Liverpool will […]

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New Economics Foundation


nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. They aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. They have excellent research and resources to underpin your work.

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The Audience Agency

The Audience Agency is the national audience development agency for England. They offer bespoke consultancy and support and training and have a vast amount of relevant data at their fingertips to help you.

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CultureHive is a brand new knowledge bank of resources in cultural marketing which includes resources on audience development and participation.

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November 2012, Museums Association Conference

Victoria Hollows and Virginia Tandy convened a stimulating discussion entitled: ‘The Just Museum’. Delegates were asked to consider ‘should social justice be at the core of every museum, informing all aspects of their work? Is there a shared definition of the term and what does it take to deliver this agenda? Tracy-Ann Smith (DHG), Jim […]

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