Our work develops practical models for more open, relational approaches to public services that are responsive to local needs and priorities, and work with service users to design and deliver better outcomes.
We want to build and capitalise on the value of individuals and communities. This explores the role of peer support and social networks, to empower people to better meet their social and economic needs and aspirations.
We advocate for devolved strategic economic and social policymaking powers to the most local level possible, supported by accountable and engaging democratic governance structures.
The RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission is a major, two-year independent inquiry, established to look at the food and farming system for the UK, the rural economy and a sustainable and accessible countryside.
Building on the agenda set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View, Health as a Social Movement is a new three year programme, to support social movements in health and care.
In the context of devolution, successful social and economic development strategies, will deploy new powers at the local and city scale. To make plans successful, they must be distinct, connected to the identity of citizens ...
OPSN is answering the need for a truer and more detailed picture of mental health and wellbeing across the UK with the launch of a new platform - OPSN Mental Health - in association with Mind.
"Where is our community hurting? Is there anything we can do about it?" These are some of the questions that Steve Morris FRSA was asking in the process of creating a community café in North London, to tackle loneliness and ...
The RSA & Digitalme’s Cities of Learning programme has been recognised in their 2019 Collection as one of the most promising ideas in education. In this blog Rosie Clayton explains the Cities of Learning model, vision and ...
Kayshani Gibbon explores what organisations can do to tackle gender inequality in the workplace
The decade since the financial crash has been one in which society’s divides have been revealed to be stark and destructive. In a series of essays published today we map out how a more optimistic future might be secured.
Just 21% of Britons we survey think the country will be better in 2030 than today. think In a series of four essays we map out how a more optimistic future might be secured.
A progress report from the RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission
The RSA and NEF in partnership with NHS England publish a report to develop a community-led health system.
In this collection of essays, we ask a number of thought leaders and practitioners to explore the potential of alternative housing models such as co-living to help meet the challenges of today, with a particular focus on ...