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How low-cost research helps community and residents groups learn - and build a convincing case for change (06 Sep 13)

Community groups need facts based on persuasive evidence if they are to effect real change. Intuition, however sound, is rarely convincing enough


Community groups must fully understand their own communities if they are to be genuine agents of change.

Of course, such groups often intuitively understand what makes them tick in real, practical, living ways and what they need.

But if they wish to convince other agencies and funders that their ideas are sound, they need more. They need evidence that is based on resea…

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