Brighton and Hove Speakers’ Corner Community Organiser The role: City Speaks is a project set up to support and develop the work of the Brighton and Hove Speakers’ Corner committee. The purpose of the community organiser role is to raise the profile of Brighton and Hove Speakers’ Corner with better communications, coordination with partners and […]
Demsoc and Dan Jellinek (author of “People Power, a user’s guide to Democracy” and journalist) are holding another Citizens’ Drop In. It is open to anyone who would like to find out a bit more about politics and how to get things done but also to share ideas, experiences and things we […]
Citizens Drop In Author and journalist Dan Jellinek (“People power, a users guide to Democracy”) and the Democratic Society have come together to create the Citizen’s Drop In, a new style of event where we invite members of the public to come along and learn a little bit about politics and democracy. We hope to […]
Demsoc has moved offices. We are now at: 10 Jew St, Brighton, BN1 1UT and our phone number is 01273 782978 All email and website details remain the same.
I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to everyone who took part in the Speaker’s Commission at Brighton Digital Festival, most especially the young people who made this event possible – Caroline Lucas MP Speaker’s Commission at Brighton Digital Festival 9.30am-1pm, 17th September American Express Community Stadium, Brighton The Speaker’s Commission at […]
Green Party. Technically the UK does not have one Green Party, but three (with separate Green Parties in Northern Ireland and Scotland). Nonetheless the three cooperate quite closely. The only party with seats in the European Parliament is the English and Welsh Greens however. The Greens are fairly weak in the UK due to Britain’s […]
Labour Party conference is in Brighton this year and we thought it was a good opportunity to get together, talk politics and sample a few Finnish vodkas. See you there? Details Monday, 23rd September 2013 @ 7pm Northern Lights 6 Little East Street, BN1 1HT Brighton Attending? You can tell us you’re attending either on […]
Our Next Generation Local Information project has been featured on the local Brighton web TV channel Latest.tv. You can see OSCI’s Tom Smith being interviewed in the clip below: and read an article about it in the magazine, Latest 7.
This post by Tom Smith of OCSI talks about a recent joint project, funded by the Technology Strategy Board and delivered with Demsoc, Public-i and Latest TV. It first appeared on the OCSI blog. Our work at OCSI can pretty much be summed up as “good evidence presented in the right way means more informed discussions […]