Community Development Network London (CDNL) is an active network of community development (CD) practitioners, committed to social justice and community empowerment CDNL was established in 2007 and has over 200 members. Its main purpose is to provide a voice for Community Workers in the London Region.
CDNL holds 2-3 regional events a year, together with regular e-bulletins and has the following strategic aims:
In the past we have had active partnerships with the London Empowerment Partnership, London Civic Forum, London South Bank University and the Community Development Exchange (CDX). Currently we work closely with the Federation of Community Development Learning (FCDL) and London Metropolitan University
We support the core values of CD
CDNL is open to everyone in London who is doing community development (CD) work paid or unpaid including: active residents / community activists, workers (volunteer or paid) fully or partly supporting resident activists, CD workers from the voluntary sector and public agencies. Mangers,policy workers and academics are also welcome.
Participation is informal.