Shazza Ali, research student (PhD) at the Centre for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Kent, gives us a fascinating glimpse into her world. PhD life is pretty diverse. The aim of a PhD is to contribute to the existing pool of knowledge and so the core process involves reading papers to see […]

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Our Project Assistant Becky Vincer gives ten People United inspired acts of kindness you can do this World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day might inspire you to have the confidence to do something extra special for someone else, but I wonder- can we go further? Here at People United we know that the arts activate […]

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To celebrate World Kindness Day on Monday 13th November 2017 People United has given away ten LED neon ‘be kind’ signs across the UK including: a hospital on the Isle of Bute, Scotland; a Girlguiding group in Merseyside; a community cafe in Wiltshire; and a library in East Yorkshire.  The ten lucky recipients of the […]

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People United’s CEO Tina Corri celebrates the highlights of launching our latest research report. Oh. What. A. Night. Wonderful people, lots of cake and some spine-tingling singing. And of course our new research report – which is now out in the world spreading our notion of radical kindness. Following years in the making (gathering content and […]

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Join People United’s campaign to encourage people to ‘be kind’ This call to action is for everyone who feels that the world needs a bit more kindness. Whether they belong to a school, a neighbourhood, a group of friends or want to act individually the ‘be kind’ campaign has no boundaries. People United is a […]

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In this blog filmmaker/photographer/artist Nicholas Godsell reflects back on his time spent at People United’s Beach Hut 136 in September 2016. Make sure you watch his short film Such Tidings as These at the end of the post. My September residency as Teatime and Tide at People United’s BeachHut 136 was both an exciting and a […]

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As our work expands and develops, we are looking to grow our dynamic board of trustees. In particular, we are seeking a new Treasurer, but also individuals with strong experience of communications, fundraising and partnership development. We are looking for trustees who will help us to increase our reach, enhance our profile, spread our messages, […]

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A Community Project Celebrating the Best Human Characteristics At People United, we are delighted to share with you our film about The Best of Us, our three year, place-based project co-created with and funded by Newington Big Local.  Filmmaker Tim Knights was commissioned to create the film which tells the story of the project, the […]

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CEO Tina Corri reflects on what this means for our growing work and beneficiaries. It is a very happy Tuesday here in the People United office. We are enormously grateful to have received Arts Council NPO funding for the third time running, and are extremely proud to be part of the portfolio. It is not […]

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When we joined forces with a group of like-minded Tate Exchange Associates over Easter to bring a ‘Fairground of art and ideas’ to level 5 of the Switch House at Tate Modern, what we weren’t expecting was between 800 and 1,200 people each day! What we did expect – and thankfully also did experience – […]

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