Can social value transform lives?
Nina Burich from Mobilise argues a resounding yes
“If we are to transform lives and deliver social impact, we need to know what matters to people. We can only begin to achieve this by engaging them.”
As chair of a workshop focusing on engaging residents at the Future of London’s Social Value conference, Nina shared her expertise on engaging citizens from design to delivery and evaluation, arguing that social value requires a collaborative approach.
“My view is that we should continue to push the boundaries of what we can achieve together. Data and organisational expertise are important. We need professionals delivering social value or social impact projects.”
You can read more in her blog for the Future of London. It covers how to get the most out of resident involvement, the importance of resources and supporting residents, as well as a firsthand account of the impact being involved in creating social value has had on a resident in southwest London.
You can read her full blog here