The government’s Civil Society Strategy has been published following extensive consultation in the spring.
Community First Yorkshire was one of a small number of sector organisations to join with local authorities from across the north, for a facilitated meeting with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Detailed views shared at the meeting contributed to Community First Yorkshire’s formal response to the consultation, as did feedback from sector colleagues.
The Strategy sets out how the government will work with and support civil society in the long term to create a country that works for everyone. It addresses each of the ‘five foundations of social value’: people, places, the social sector, the private sector and the public sector. If you have any further comments or observations please email Caroline O’Neill.
Julia Unwin, Chair of Civil Society Futures (the independent inquiry into the future of civil society), discusses the Civil Society Strategy and the role that charities have to play, in a Civil Society Voices article accessible here.