The objective of this series of reports is to study the interplay of innovations with local welfare systems, to identify critical factors and think about appropriate ways of up-scaling innovations.
This report describes innovative projects in the areas of housing, employment, family care and immigrant integration and assesses local innovations in relation to process, partners and stakeholders, and level of embededdness in the local welfare system.
The Birmingham grassroots event resulted in great interest for linking WILCO research findings to local platforms like the Birmingham Social Inclusion Process.
WILCO partners of the University of Kent are holding a roundtable about social welfare innovation in Birmingham.
A total of 20 European cities have been studied in depth within the WILCO framework. This report series represents the first attempt at understanding how the cities have developed over the last decades and how changes have contributed to the current landscape in the areas of housing, employment, family and immigration.