Comm-Uni-ty "involves academics and community activists in developing ideas for how alternative understandings of power might build more effective change processes". It offers "structured opportunities for knowledge exchange between academic knowledge around participation and social change, and the knowledge and the experiences of residents in communities in the north of England".
It was initiated by researchers, scientists & educators and encourages people to participate through research & learning. Comm-Uni-ty is local in orientation and concerned with education, participation, and research, knowledge production & information access.
It was launched in May 2013 and is funded for one year.