Mappers Collective

Spanton is a member or the Mappers Collective, a group of facilitators, trainers and consultants offering workshops on place-based asset-mapping for community businesses. The group formed to deliver an asset-mapping workshop ‘Mapping Your Neighbourhood’, at the Empowering Places Learning Event (for Power to Change and Homebaked) in February 2017.

These workshops use a range of participatory techniques to identify and visualise local physical and people-based neighbourhood assets, to make connections between those assets, and identify gaps and potential. The collective, Britt Jurgenson, Sue Ball, Emily Crompton and Marianne Heaslip and Spanton has gone on to develop this workshop for School for Social Entrepreneurs delivering it in Cornwall, Liverpool, York and London.