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== Context ==
 
== Context ==
  
* Activism - Enhancing citizenship, democracy and participation
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* Citizenship - Enhancing citizenship, democracy and participation
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*The current discourse around citizenship is claimed by a divisive political discourse that seeks narrow the conversation to immigration status. However the Scottish Civil Society believes that citizenship is about enabling the individual to fully participate in communities - including communities of interest - in the wider society and to contribute as much as they want to. This should include supporting under-represented groups Community Empowerment Act 2015; Community Learning and Development Guidance 2013; Public Bodies (Scotland) Act 2014; Self Directed Support Act 2013; BSL (Scotland) Act. UK: National Citizenship Service; Big Society. Significant barriers including lack of resources, legal responsibilities (e.g. managing own support). Third Sector - we all have a duty to include communities and to   
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*Nordic models of local governance.
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*Participatory democracy (Oliver Escobar)
 
*Minutes are here: www.scvo.org.uk/policycommittee
 
*Minutes are here: www.scvo.org.uk/policycommittee
  

Revision as of 11:37, 21 August 2019

Context

  • Citizenship - Enhancing citizenship, democracy and participation
  • The current discourse around citizenship is claimed by a divisive political discourse that seeks narrow the conversation to immigration status. However the Scottish Civil Society believes that citizenship is about enabling the individual to fully participate in communities - including communities of interest - in the wider society and to contribute as much as they want to. This should include supporting under-represented groups Community Empowerment Act 2015; Community Learning and Development Guidance 2013; Public Bodies (Scotland) Act 2014; Self Directed Support Act 2013; BSL (Scotland) Act. UK: National Citizenship Service; Big Society. Significant barriers including lack of resources, legal responsibilities (e.g. managing own support). Third Sector - we all have a duty to include communities and to
  • Nordic models of local governance.
  • Participatory democracy (Oliver Escobar)
  • Minutes are here: www.scvo.org.uk/policycommittee

As a reminder, we agreed:

  • The manifesto would be both for politicians but also the wider sector
  • It should focus on appealing to all political parties rather than the likely party of government.
  • To look ahead to 2030.
  • To use the SDGs as a frame.
  • To include aims for the next five years and ambitions for 2030.

Aims for Government


Ambitions for Government


Aims for the Sector


Ambitions for the Sector


Concluding remarks