Clear Village Charitable Trust
CLEAR VILLAGE is a London-based charity that helps communities build a better future through creative regeneration.
We work together with partners like social landlords, local councils and community groups to bring durable change to communities. We identify community challenges, build on existing community assets and involve community members through participatory design. Since no two communities are the same, no two CLEAR VILLAGE projects are the same either.
The variety of our work shows the breadth of creative regeneration in practice. Our projects range from setting up community centres fostering social entrepreneurship, to finding novel uses for empty or underused spaces, to carrying out communication campaigns to build new community brands. What unites all our work is that we co-create solutions together with communities and ignite resilience from within.
CLEAR VILLAGE was founded by Thomas Ermacora in 2009 and registered as a UK charity in 2011. Whilst most of our work is UK-based, we have carried out projects in 10 countries across Europe as well as in Ecuador and China. We are supported by a global network of experts in fields ranging from urbanism and sustainability to technology and anthropology to help us deliver innovative solutions.