Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

- MARGARET MEAD

Collective Problem-Solving

Harnessing the Power of Collective Thought

If you want to contribute an issue for public consideration, please click on the button below.

This can be anything that matters to you - whether at an individual level (e.g. a personal problem you are struggling with such as mental health/anxiety, home-schooling, caring for pets, supporting family members with a specific medical condition), or at a higher level (social or community issues, distributing medical personal protective equipment, or helping develop more ventilators). 

 

If you can help with collective problem-solving around a problem listed below

by contributing an idea, taking an issue to your network, or just sharing a link to something that has helped  - click on the buttons on the issues below, or contact us here

Can you be part of the next solution?

HOMELESS SUPPORT

How can we help people living on the streets who can't self-isolate & whose normal food sources may be gone?

Can you contribute?

How can we help people living on the streets who can't self-isolate & whose normal food sources may be gone?

SOCIAL CARE +

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

DEALING WITH ANXIETY

How can I help my overwhelmed daughter trying to support her family, work from home and deal with her anxiety in self-isolation?

How can I help my overwhelmed daughter trying to support her family, work from home and deal with her anxiety in self-isolation?

Can you contribute?

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

TEACHING KIDS FROM HOME

I'm struggling to keep my kids engaged and worried they aren't doing enough physical activity...

Can you contribute?

I'm struggling to keep my kids engaged and worried they aren't doing enough physical activity...

HOME SCHOOLING & EDUCATION

I LOST MY JOB...HOW CAN I FEED MY 3 KIDS?

How can we make sure that elderly and vulnerable people in isolation can get supplies of food and medicine?

"Check out Jack Monroe's website (cooking on a bootstrap) here"

"Some local foodbanks are delivering, check online for your nearest one..."

Contributed Ideas

MENTAL HEALTH +

WELLBEING

FIXING THE SHORTAGE OF PROTECTIVE WEAR FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS

Can you contribute?

What solutions can we all think about to help meet the demand for protective wear for frontline workers? 

''Is there a way to repurpose the oxygen masks on board the currently grounded fleet of commercial aircrafts to provide some form of protection to police, healthcare, and other service teams?''

MEDICAL & KEY WORKER

SUPPORT

SUPPORTING FOSTER PARENTS

In Oregon they've created an emergency response system called My NeighbOR - perhaps we can do something similar in other places? Read More Here

Can you contribute?

Foster Parents may need more support during a long period stuck inside...how can we help them?

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL CARE

HELPING THOSE IN ISOLATION GET SUPPLIES

How can we make sure that elderly and vulnerable people in isolation can get supplies of food and medicine?

Contributed Ideas

"Can drone technology developed by governments for defence be used to deliver these?" 

"Nextdoor.co.uk has featured local networks and the NCVO page for NHS volunteering in the UK"

How can we make sure that elderly and vulnerable people in isolation can get supplies of food and medicine?

"Could driverless cars help deliver medication/food or transport sick patients to hospitals?"

SOCIAL CARE +

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

GETTING SUPPLIES TO REFUGEE CAMPS

Which organization can I donate to that is currently working to protect refugees camps from the spread of the virus?

Can you contribute?

Which organization can I donate to that is currently working to protect refugees camps from the spread of the virus?

PROTECTING VULNERABLE

COMMUNITIES

COPING WITH LONELINESS IN SELF ISOLATION

I live alone. How can I better cope with all the loneliness I'm experiencing?

Can you contribute?

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

REHABILITATION FOR EARLY RELEASE OF THOSE IN PRISONS 

Is there a way to provide virtual or from afar support and rehabilitation programs for people incarcerated who have been released early due to the spread of CoVid19 inside jails?

Can you contribute?

Is there a way to provide virtual or from afar support and rehabilitation programs for people incarcerated who have been released early due to the spread of CoVid19 inside jails?

SOCIAL CARE +

COMMUNITY SUPPORT