Australia - New Place-Based Centre for Research and action

Putting local communities at the heart of decision making, and empowering communities to give them the resources they need to reach their potential, will be key focus areas of Jesuit Social Services’ place-based centre for research and action, which will launch in early 2021. “The place-based centre for research and action will be a new national research, advocacy and capacity-building centre into place-based approaches to ensure all Australian communities have opportunities to flourish. The place-based centre will lift up communities that have experienced entrenched disadvantage often over many years,” says Jesuit Social Services CEO Julie Edwards. Read more…