Family by Family

We want to see all families thrive not just survive

Posts Tagged ‘Family by Family’

Over the past year Dr Gill Westhorpe from Community Matters has been undertaking an evaluation of Family by Family, focussing on not just if Family by Family creates change for families but how it creates change.Download the report and read it for yourself! The report’s key findings include: Family by Family recruits families in genuine need of support - 62.5% were categorised as ‘stuck’ or…

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Biologically informed design

Thursday, September 13, 2012

One of my favourite things about being a designer in the social space is the diversity of subject areas I’ve had the chance to deep dive into. I’ve spent time uncovering how cities work best for people, how we can enable great living in later life and, most recently, how families can make change happen for themselves. One of the…

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The Business of Scale

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

We often talk about blending different types of thinking in our approach to social problem solving. Much focus in the social innovation world has been placed on using co-design methods as an effective mechanism for ideation and prototyping new social solutions. However, we know too well that good ideas often fail because of poor foresight. More recently, the global social…

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From Roundabouts to Roller Coasters

Friday, August 17, 2012

Before I joined the Family by Family team I’d always worked on a project – a few months of a particular subject and process that led from investigation to ideas, prototypes and solutions. The solutions sometimes became real and live on today, sometimes they became ripples of other changes and other times they vanished. What always happened though, was that…

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Link up brochure

Friday, September 16, 2011

This brochure is a really simple way of explaining Family by Family. It runs through the different elements of Family by Family including events and the three choices families have in a link up: Families choose; what they want to change, who they want to link up with, and what happens, places to go, people to meet and things to…

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