Harnessing the talents of marginalised communities
Author: Jones, Patricia A & Hussain, Sarfraz
Briefing series: Better Housing Briefing Paper 14
Publisher: Race Equality Foundation
Publication date: February 2010
This paper encourages social housing providers to forge meaningful relationships with refugee community organisations and others right from the start. Emphasising the importance of an equal partnership in strategy and decision making, the briefing also highlights the positive role that independent parties can play in brokering these relations by helping community organisations to harness their strengths within formal settings.