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How to harness the power of communities to accelerate the pace of change. LSDC Indicators. LSDC 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report. People can make a difference. Christakis. Establish a behaviour change framework …. With the right information.

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Lsdc indicators

LSDC Indicators pace of change

Lsdc 2012 quality of life indicators report
LSDC 2012 Quality of Life pace of changeIndicators Report

Christakis pace of change

Fun as a hook
Fun as a “hook” pace of change

  • Pioneering work with 20,000 strong Turkish community

  • Comedy plays

Faith as a hook
Faith as a “hook” pace of change

  • Environmentally themed sermons, events and radio broadcasts

  • Reaching 6000 Muslims in East London

  • The ‘cool’ element pace of change

  • Environmentally themed street dance, floating wildlife garden, bag painting etc

  • Young people lobbying for better recycling resources

Children as Change


Regeneration pace of change

One Mitcham is a town centre project to rejuvenate market, shops & public realm

...working with local councillors and leading to community being in control of regeneration and action

Some activities

- community members young and old into Action Groups to focus on things they're passionate about

- 5 new entrepreneurs to access business support and start trading in Mitcham Market

- Linked community action to training opportunities and local rewards that strengthens residents' loyalty to their high streets

- Led on delivering the Mitcham Spring Clean, getting local residents to paint, plant and clean so that their town centre is spic-and-span for 2013

Noise pace of change

Recruited and trained 8 Ambassadors in 2 communities suffering significant environmental injustice/inequality issues

Gave local residents/community members the tools, skills and confidence with which to constructively call for/influence change

Measured and mapped inequalities using GIS; developed robust evidence and action plans to encourage and enable local policy and decision makers to effect change

Resulted in legal action being taken against source of significant noise pollution in Pepys and actions to address ASB in the LBB&D LAA and Marks Gate NAP

Working with 17 Champions in three areas pace of change

Establish the public opinion and the risks locally

Reporting back to local Authority flooding committee

Sustainable urban drainage

Streets & Delivery Partners

Arundel Gardens, W11

Phoenix High School, W12

Hammersmith Community Gardens, W12

Melina Road, W12

Hammersmith and Fulham Urban Partnership Group, W14

Sterndale Road, W14

Mendora Road, SW6

Napier Avenue, SW6

Air quality

Working through schools to raise awareness pace of change


Increase awarenessand understanding of air pollution

Improve the confidence, knowledge and skills of the school community around air quality, the main causes of pollution and actions that can be taken to tackle this problem.

Worked out Action Plan to improve air quality in their area

Led a delegation to City Hall

Air Quality

Finding out more
Finding out more… pace of change

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