Using street parties to achieve
Streets Alive provides advice, training and projects on using street parties as a practical tool to engage communities on:
Also we help less confident communities to join in:
Street Parties and street meets without closing the road work because:
They are a tried and tested tool to engage people on community issues and to build more cohesive and empowered active communities because most people participate.
Street parties are neighbours' private events in 1 or 2 quiet streets / other areas, organised mainly by and for residents without external publicity. Unlike larger public community events, most residents join in and there is no need for budgets, licenses or event management.
Typically a community worker's role is to:
We have worked in dozens of communities where there many social problems and they can happen. But there is a knack to it.
We can help you plan a programme to achieve specific outcomes in a targeted community and gain support from your management team. For example:
We provide comprehensive advice and training for local workers, groups and councils.
See our Guide for Community Projects below for more details:
"In my experience, street parties are one of the most effective ways to bring communities together."
"The events went every well - the tips, tricks and training received on the one day course certainly paid dividends."
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