Writer, performer and storyteller, Bernadette Russell, a recipient of one of our be kind signs, tells us about the experience of having a be kind sign in her window. On Evelyn Street, Deptford, on the A200 towards Greenwich, stands our ordinary house. Its windowsills are gritty black as if there’s a secret volcano nearby spewing sulphur. We try to […]

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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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Changing the World through Arts and Kindness proves arts experiences grow kindness, empathy, connections and self-efficacy Drawing on 10 years of robust quantitative and qualitative research around our projects, artist commissions and work in schools, we are delighted to launch our new research report Changing the World through Arts and Kindness: Evidence from People United […]

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Arts and kindness charity, People United, is giving away ten bespoke LED ‘be kind’ signs to celebrate World Kindness Day on Monday 13 November 2017. The special giveaway is open to anyone who would use the sign to inspire acts of kindness and promote kindness as a way of life. People United is looking to […]

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Kimberley Griffin, People United’s work placement student reflects on recent pieces of work that illustrate the value of the arts. Kimberley has just completed her BSc in Psychology at the University of Kent. I recently came across the newest report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Arts, Creative Health: The Arts for Health […]

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Exciting new steps for founder Tom Andrews and for the charity. After a fantastic 11 years, People United’s founder, Tom Andrews, will be leaving People United in September in order to work on a freelance and consultancy basis. This is part of the planned evolution for the charity and is an exciting next chapter for […]

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Creative Champion Chanese wins an ART31 award celebrating her commitment to The Best of Us project. Photos: Jason Pay On Saturday 15 July 2017 at ART31’s UPrising event Chanese was presented with a certificate for her achievements alongside a prize of £500 to use towards achieving her Arts Award Silver. When People United first met […]

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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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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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