Michael Clague has a long history of working on social planning and social justice in B.C. and was one of the first Executive Directors for SPARC BC. He has taught and written and published extensively on public policy issues, community development and social planning. His most recent book is called Staying True, Staying the Course: A Study of Ten Successful Community Service Organizations in British Columbia (1997-2008). Michael was inducted into the Order of Canada in 2008.
Below are publications and resources produced by Michael Clague. Click on an image to view / download the corresponding PDF book.
Guidebook: A Citizens Guide to Community Social Planning
May 1993 by Michael Clague
A timeless, comprehensive guide for any community group or person interested in community social planning.
What is Community Social Planning?
Community Social Planning is a process for building community well-being. It is defined as “a local, democratic system for setting priorities, arriving at equitable compromises and taking action. It supports community needs and interests in social, cultural, economic, and environmental affairs.” (Michael Clague.Guidebook - A Citizen’s Guide to Community Social Planning)