ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England)
Country: United Kingdom
Web site: http://www.acre.org.uk
ACRE is the national umbrella of the Rural Community Action Network (RCAN), which operates at national, regional and local level in support of rural communities across the country. It aims to promote a healthy, vibrant and sustainable rural community sector that is well connected to policy and decision-makers who play a part in delivering this aim. ACRE vision is to provide a rural community development centre of expertise that is extensively used by policy makers and practitioners.
The aims of the ACRE Network are to:
Support community-led action and strong local governance
Increase the long-term sustainability of local community life
Influence policies and services, particularly to achieve equity for rural communities.