What are communities looking for?
David Wilcox has spent the last four years promoting community use of ICTs. During that time he has set up UK Communities Online, with a focus on area-based community networks, and more recently Partnerships Online which aims to serve communities of inter
Before that he worked for 20 years as a consultant and trainer specialising in partnership organisations and the techniques and processes of community participation. He started his working life as a journalist, mainly writing about housing, planning and l
His current projects include work on the Community Action Network, which plans to connect 2000 social entrepreneurs by the end of year 2000, and a Government-funded Community Channel. The Channel will provide decision-makers with direct access to lessons
David is the author of The Guide to Effective Participation. The guide is available free at the Partnerships Online Web site - URL above - or can be purchased from from him price £9.95 Tel: 01273 677377.