LACG -- exploring concept of Lead LACGs in each ward
We would like to explore the concept of
Lead LACGs in each ward.
The Lead LACG would help other LACGs to
get established in that ward.
The Lead LACG would act as a facilitator
along with the Nodal Officers and Ward Officer for all matters
pertaining to the LACG Charter.
One of the drawbacks of most ALMs was
the inability to go beyond one's social class (up or down).
An objective of the LACG concept is
to be as participatory and inclusive as possible.
The Lead LACG would help to achieve
Thus apart from capability and
commitment, the right attitude is also needed in the Lead LACG.
It is also going to be a big challenge
to include and involve special focus groups which are within a
Councillor Ward or Admin Ward. A Lead LACG would play a very
important role in ensuring that small groups e.g. small ALMs, CBOs,
interest groups e.g. garden-focused, can constructively participate
in LACGs. The valuable
experiences and strengths of such
individuals or organisations are an invaluable contribution to
If you are interested in being the Lead
LACG in your ward, please let me know immediately.
We are planning a meeting on this
Saturday itself, 8 Apr, at 11:30 am to explore this further.