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Social Policy Evaluation and Research - improving the knowledge base and utilisation by decision-makers

Notes of a presentation to ASSR June 2007 Forum on “Improving the Knowledge base and utilisation by decision makers” by Raewyn Good, Principal Analyst, Social Policy Evaluation and Research Committee (SPEaR) 1,374 more words


Taxes, Healthcare, Day-to-Day Tangled Messes - Complexity as a form of social control

I finished my taxes last night.



Now, I need to refile some other taxes which I messed up in years past. I figure, I’m still in tax-filing mode, so why not? 1,283 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

Innovation is key to shift social disadvantage

Last year(2014) a friend whom I call the goddess of Start up – Nicole Williamson – introduced me to the parallel universe of tech and start up – I was mesmerized by the innovation and the hunger for creation. 818 more words

Collective Impact

Children get hurt while the rich get richer

It is no wonder business leaders are keen to continue Austerity politics. Britain’s superrich have done very well out of Austerity: in fact they’ve doubled their wealth in five years… 1,012 more words

Social Justice

privilege falls across

privilege falls across
a spectrum –
not having to think
about it
only reinforces
one’s status


More Precious Than Silver

In our church is a ministry called Carelink that helps disadvantaged people with food and other small necessities.

I began volunteering at Carelink that May, sharing Thursday mornings with Riva and Diane. 334 more words


Love As Your Comfort Zone

What’s beautiful about love is that when you fall in love with people, may it be in a romantic or platonic way, you learn to accept their faults and imperfections and just love them unconditionally. 195 more words