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​Dan is director of People Dialogue and Change. He is a researcher and practitioner specialising in inclusive youth participation with over 20 years experience working with children and young people in the voluntary, public, for-profit and academic sectors. His research focuses on how children and young people’s participation can influence policy, as well and the development of participatory structures and processes. Originally a youth worker at local and regional level in the North West of England, he now works throughout Europe and beyond supporting a variety of organisations, to develop their approach to youth participation. In 2017 he was invited to re-develop the consultation process behind the EU’s Youth Dialogue. This engages nearly 50,000 young people from across the EU, and was instrumental in developing the new European Youth Goals.


Explore the author’s contributions to the discourse on solidarity.

Creating Community Impact through Solidarity

This research explores the way community impact occurs through European Solidarity Corps (ESC) funded projects. The goal of the research was to explore the various ways ESC funded projects and organisations create community impact.

The research explores a series of 15 examples of practice from organisations implementing ESC funded actions. The various actions explored are: solidarity projects, team volunteering projects,  individual volunteering projects.

Showing Solidarity with …

The report contains case studies of twenty-nine European Solidarity Corps projects. It includes key messages about the nature of projects nominated and how they related to the concepts of solidarity as defined in the 4thought for Solidarity research. It compares the projects to findings in this research and asks further questions about what we mean by solidarity.

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