We Were Built for This

Published by Locality, 15 June 2020

A new report from Locality highlights the vital role that community organisations have played in meeting community need and supporting people during the Coronavirus crisis.

The report looks at how community organisations reacted and adapted to the challenges of the crisis. Over 100 organisations contributed to the report, with input from community organisation chief executives and council leaders from across England. This includes seven in-depth case-studies with groups in Berwick, Bristol, Coventry, Grimsby, Hackney, Manchester and Thetford.

When crisis struck, across the country community organisations were early responders, coordinating volunteers, delivering emergency supplies, supporting isolated groups, and finding creative ways to keep communities together.

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