Children: The Journal of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Childrens Commissioner report

Communities in Action: Growing Our Kids
Spring 2013
“This edition of Children examines the role that communities and non-government organisations play in alleviating some of the effects of poverty on children and their families, and in turn strengthening communities.” P1
In addition to an update on the work of the Children’s Commissioner, including the Young People’s Advisory Group this journal includes:

  • Dr Nicola Atwool’s discussion about a theoretical framework for community development
  • Chris Clarke, CEO of World Vision shares his four top learnings after 22 years in the New Zealand public health sector and as CEO of World Vision, and World Vision’s key learnings after more than 60 years in service to the world’s poor
  • Articles about community groups doing good work in communities around New Zealand: Victory Community Centre, Rise Up Trust, Napier Family Centre, The Seeds of Hope Project
  • Dr Tristram Ingham discusses a partnership approach to addressing childhood respiratory inequalities for Māori
  • A round up of recent research/publications from a variety of sources

Find the journal here.

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