Community Organising Community organising is the work of bringing people together
to take collective action around their common concerns and
overcome social injustice.
Igniting social action More about community Community Organisers reach out and listen, connect and
motivate people to build their collective power.
“Alone we can
do so little;
together we
can do so much”
Helen Keller
TRAINING COURSES Offering a range of 1 day workshops in community organising
and social enterprise and level 2 and level 3 accredited
qualifications
ACCREDITATED &
BESPOKE TRAINING
More about training All training is delivered using facilitative training techniques
and is delivered by qualified and experienced trainers
“Education does not
change the world,
education changes
people. People
change the world”
Paulo Friere

COMMUNITY
ORGANISING

We use Community Organising (CO) to ignite action for social change, using CO principles to effectively engage residents and bring them together to make social change that matters to them. Ask us about our Community Organising consultancy service.

TRAINING
COURSES 

We offer a range of quality training courses, from 1 day accredited workshops to formal qualifications. You can find out more about our latest training offering and prices here. We also offer bespoke training to meet your training requirements.

CURRENT
PROJECTS

We are currently working across Gloucestershire in a number of communities including in Gloucester Park, Forest Green (Stroud) and Cheltenham West. Click the button below to see all of our current projects in action and learn more!

Igniting Action for Social Change

WHO WE ARE

Community Roots CIC’s aim is to ignite action to bring about social change in communities. We use the principles of Community Organising to facilitate change that builds strong, welcoming and resilient communities based on what really matters to residents. We believe residents given the right conditions and support are best placed to make a difference to where they live.

We have 3 main strands to our work that helps fulfill our aim to bring about social change in communities, which include our grassroots community organising work with residents, delivery of excellent training courses to those with a passion and interest in communities and igniting community enterprise through our Revival Room business initiative.

To find out more about our background, story and the people involved in making Community Roots CIC a success, read more about us.

COMMUNITY INTEREST
COMPANY SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Community Roots CIC is a non-for-profit organisation that has charitable aims and objectives. A Community Interest Company (CIC) is a recognised legal structure for social businesses like us, as well as being registered with Companies House we are also regulated by the CIC Regulator who ensures we meet our charitable aims.

CIC’s are the fastest growing legal structures in the UK, with recognised advantages for those setting up in the third sector, notably unrestricted legal trading, autonomy and responsiveness. In a world of shrinking grant funding, sustainable social and community businesses are emerging using trading to deliver social benefit.

We have provided support to other budding social and community businesses, if you have a question or need support please get in touch to see if we can help.

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