Community Links

national work

Community Links pioneers new ideas and new ways of working locally and shares the learning nationally with practitioners and policy makers. Our evidence-based research and policy; campaigning, events, and publications all share our experience from the ground up. As a result, we are recognised as national leaders in regeneration and social policy.

Research and Policy

Research and Policy

We have been researching and reporting on the details of ongoing welfare reform and the cumulative impact of these reforms on the people we work with in east London. This section includes links to our latest policy publications and details of our work.

Early Action

Early Action

Answering the question "how do we build a society that prevents problems from arising rather than dealing with their consequences?" The Early Action Taskforce, convened by Community Links and chaired by David Robinson, has published several reports and briefings the latest is One Hundered Days fro Early Action: time for Government to put prevention first. Visit our dedicated Early Action pages.

Publications and resources

Publications and resources

We have been publishing books, policy and research papers, ideas annuals, and much more over many years. Most are available to download or to access in hard copy. Read more.

Our Approach

Our Approach

All of our work is firmly based on the three pillars of Community Links approach EARLY ACTION preventing crises from occuring, DEEP VALUE developing strong one-to-one relationships, and GROUND UP driven by and learning from those with whom we work. .

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