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Best of the Blogs: cuts and the riots, changing destructive behaviour, business and charity partnerships and ITV's Born to Shine programme

Third Sector, 11 August 2011

Best of the Blogs

Best of the Blogs

Your round-up of charity-related debate online this week

Ken Livingstone is wrong to blame this week’s violence on the coalition’s spending cuts, says Toby Blume, chief executive of Urban Forum, but we do need youth workers, community centres, community development workers and enterprise to engage young people and offer them a more meaningful alternative, and these things are all under severe strain.

Read Blume’s blog

We have to go beyond righteous indignation and the language of feral youth, rubber bullets and army interventions if we are going to change rather than simply contain these destructive types of behaviour, says Peter Holbrook, chief executive of the Social Enterprise Coalition, about the riots this week.  

Read Holbrook’s blog

Partnerships between not-for-profits and the private sector should be given serious consideration because businesses may have what charities need, say John Tizard, director of The Centre for Public Service Partnerships and Lord Victor Adebowale, chief executive of Turning Point.

Read Tizard and Adebowale’s blog

Does ITV's Born To Shine give an unfair advantage to Save the Children, asks the Charity Celebrity blogger.

Read the Charity Celebrity blog

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