Our charity fundraising quiz took place on 15th March at Augustine Hall, Canterbury. To be honest, we’ve never run a charity quiz before, so it was a huge learning curve for the whole team; creating quiz questions, asking for raffle prizes, finding a quiz master, the the order of the evening – dressing the venue, […]

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It’s a really exciting time of development here at People United as we grow our team. We are looking for a new Head of Development, a new Head of Creative Programmes and a new Digital and Communications Assistant. Please note we have retained Year One Consulting to help with the recruitment for Head of Development and Head of Creative […]

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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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