Strategic Aims


Our aims are to

1. Release capacity to improve people’s lives and health by:

  •      advancing knowledge and understanding of community development

  •      supporting our members to plan, deliver and measure the impact of community development actions

  •      leading an active and engaged network with members as a key source of CDHN’s experience and expertise.


2. Influence change towards a fairer and more equal society by:

  •    ensuring that key stakeholders know and understand CDHN and engage with its work

  •    facilitating the network to use its expertise to ensure policy and decision makers understand and value the context of people’s lives

  •    advocating for and supporting the use of community development to change structures and processes that are unfair and unjust.


CDHN's Key Messages