Public Engagement, Policy Impact & Knowledge Exchange

Pathways to Impact

(Policy Development)


Work with MEaP Supplementary School Consortium and impact of supplementary schools on Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper.


Work with GMHSCP and CAHN on helping to develop an MoU with GM Faith Groups via an audit of GM Faith Group-services.


Policy development work with NRCSE and DfE’s Safeguarding Code of Practice for Out-of-School Settings steering group around the ‘regulation’ of out of school settings.

Work with PHE on evaluative processes for improving local evaluation of interventions aimed at improving outcomes for patients by integrating health and social care.


Work with ENPAD and EU Commission around developing EU policy around Afrophobic anti-discrimination legislation.

Wider International

Work with United Nations’ OHCHR (WGEPAD) and IDPAD around policies recognising the need for grassroots community report on the UN SDGs (especially in the areas of education, health and enterprise). Also see here.

For wider impact, see here.


(Impact and Public Engagement)

Clennon, O. D. (2019). Why ‘Whiteness’ matters in the Real World: World Social Justice Day. Palgrave Macmillan [website] Retrieved from here.  [Accessed: 22.2.19]

Clennon, O. D. (2018). Starbucks’ racial bias training alone won’t fix a racist society. The Conversation [website] Retrieved from here.  [Accessed: 24.4.18]

Clennon, O. D. (2017). Community resistance in a neoliberal post-truth era: Is self-care becoming a radical political act? The Political Anthropologist [website] Retrieved from here. (also available here.) [Accessed: 5.4.17]

Clennon, O. D. (2016). Populism, the era of Trump and the rise of the far right. openDemocracyUK [website] December 4, 2016, Retrieved from here. [Accessed: 4.12.16]

Clennon, O. D. (2016). On Race and the Referendum. openDemocracyUK[website] June 28, 2016, Retrieved from here. [Accessed: 28.6.16]

Clennon, O. D. (2016). EU Referendum: Will We Stay or Will We Go? PAC45 Foundation [website] June 21, 2016, Retrieved from here. (also available at here.) [Accessed: 21.6.16]

Clennon, O.D. (2015) Hercules, Urban Dialectics and The Market. Criticl[website] January 15, 2015, Available at: here. [Accessed: 30.11.15]

Clennon, O.D. (2014) What’s education for, privilege or meritocracy? openDemocracyUK [website] May 21, 2014, Available at: here. [Accessed: 21.5.14]

Clennon, O.D. (2014) Why Stuart Hall was music to my ears openDemocracyUK[website] February 20, 2014, Available at: here. [Accessed: 20.2.14]

Clennon, O.D. (2013) Anyone, for a delicious slice of pineapple upside-down cake? National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) [blog] December 18, 2013, Available at: here. [Accessed: 18.12.13]

Clennon, O.D. (2013) Innovation in Partnerships. National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) [website] November 22, 2013, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2944.8163 Available at: here. [Accessed: 12.12.13]

Clennon, O.D. (2013) What’s the problem with Black masculinities? In Yasmin Gunaratnam (ed.). Media Diversified [website] November 18, 2013, Available at: here. [Accessed: 23.11.13]

Clennon, O.D. (2012) The quiet revolution coursing through our education system. In Sunny Hundal (ed.). Liberal Conspiracy [website] Apr 21, 2012, Available at: here.  [Accessed: 9.2.13]

Clennon, O.D. (2012) Is the “Choc Ice” our new national mascot? In Lee Jasper (ed.). Lee Jasper Official Blog [blog] July 17, 2012, Available at: here. [Accessed: 9.2.13]


Clennon, O.D. (2018, June 20th) SPECIAL REPORT: Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland [Tiger Nest Films, Producer] The Laura Flanders Show [website] The Laura Flanders Show

Clennon, O.D. (2017, December 13th) Myths [A. Bligh, Producer] The Conversation [podcast] Anthill 20

Clennon, O.D. (2017, January 28th) The Importance of hypermasculinity to Racial Capitalism [R. Omar, Producer] Who Got The Juice Newstyle Radio FM: Birmingham

Clennon, O.D. (2016, May 1st) Black Lawyers Matter [K. Gabay, Interviewer] The People BBC Radio Manchester: Manchester

Clennon, O.D. (2015, June 4th) Urban Dialectics, The Market and Youth Engagement [A. Downer, Interviewer] SearchEngine365 Peace FM: Manchester

Clennon, O.D. (2015, April 23rd) Education is the Key [A. Downer, Interviewer] SearchEngine365 Peace FM: Manchester

Clennon, O.D. (2011, August 28th) Young Musicians for Heritage Project [B. Wye, interviewer] The Teachers’ Show  Redshift Radio: Crewe. Available at: [Accessed: 15 September 2014].

Clennon, O.D. (2007, July 24th) Sonic Db Music Technology in Prisons [M. Lee, Interviewer] BBC Radio Stoke: Stoke on Trent, Available at [Accessed: 21.3.13].

Knowledge Exchange

Here are some of my Projects