The categories below are linked to the UN Global Sustainable Development GoalsIdeas To Change Leeds by Julia Charlton
Showing projects under Sustainable Cities and Communities
Location: Armley, Killingbeck & Seacroft, Calverley & Farsley
Aim: To bring communities together through story telling and theatre.
Originated by Leeds Parks and Countryside, now an independent Unincorporated Association with a committee (council officers and members attending)
Location: Leeds city-wide
Aim: Feed Leeds is a a constituted network of organisations and individuals involved with sustainable local food and related issues, aiming to offer advice and support of various kinds.
VAL in partnership with Leeds City Council and third sector delivery partners, funded by the Home Office
Aim: To better understand the drivers that may lead young people to commit hate crimes & identify potential solutions to reduce incidents in the future. A research paper and a toolkit for practitioners was published in June 2017. Discussions are ongoing regarding legacy projects to continue this agenda.
The Orchard Project
Location: Leeds district and LS postcodes
Aim: To help local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their own communities. A large-scale reintroduction of community orchards across Leeds which aims to make a sizeable, ecological and social contribution to a sustainable food system.
University of Leeds, ODI, Leeds City Lab, Voluntary Action Leeds, Leeds Love It Share It
Location: City wide
Aim: To use open data to map community assets and promote civic action to improve neighbourhood resilience.
Leeds Community Fund
Location: Leeds Inner City Wards
Aim: To support a variety of different community projects and small charities supporting local people.
Leeds Community Foundation
Aim: To support grassroots community activity and seed fund emerging groups.
Voluntary Action Leeds
Aim: To tackle priorities in neighbourhoods by growing local solutions into sustainable activity.