Shining Stone Community Action (SSCA) is a non-profit civil society organization founded in December 2002 dedicated to promote a participatory approach to urban community governance reforms.
Assist China’s urban communities develop capacities and build institutions to allow for effective participation in community affairs.
Promote sustainable participatory governance reforms.
Facilitate harmonious community development.
Provide information, consultation, and training on citizen participation for urban communities.
Publish information resources in the field of community innovation.
Conduct pilot projects on participatory governance in urban communities.
Provide a platform for communication and cooperation between the government, scholars and experts, NGOs, and community residents.
Foster the development of community self-help organisations.