Exhibition: Home

See the work created through this year’s Artist Commission: Home with artist Anna Ray in Ashford, Kent. November 24th- December 3rd at County Square Shopping Centre, Ashford.

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Self-Identity Blog: Gearing Up

As our 2018 Self-Identity Artist Commission approaches its last few weeks, artists Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin share how they are finalising ideas with domestic violence support group Joining Hands, Joining Hearts (JHJH).

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Announcing People United’s new CEO!

The search is over. We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO. Meet her here.

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We’re interested in Arts, Kindness & Social Change

People United is an innovative charity that explores how the arts and creativity can grow kindness, empathy and a sense of common humanity. We work with artists, academics and activists to explore the potential of the arts in making a difference in the world.

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The #proudtobekind campaign | Join the movement today!

On Tuesday 13 November 2018 People United is celebrating World Kindness Day by collecting and sharing reasons why people are not only kind, but proud to be kind and WE NEED YOU!

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Research: Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

Read our latest report which showcases key research findings from ten years of People United’s projects to show that the arts can and do lead to kindness intentions and behaviour.

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Inspirational Away Days

Reflective and supportive Away Days made bespoke for you against the wonderful backdrop of Canterbury.

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Self-Identity Blog: Gearing Up

As our 2018 Self-Identity Artist Commission approaches its last few weeks, artists Sarah Cole and...

Annis Joslin on being a kind artist

Annis Joslin, AC2018 Self-Identity Artist. On a recent residential project I watched the wonderful...

Northwick Park Primary School Essex are proud to be kind!

From Northwick Primary School: We have finished our ‘BeKind’ Mural which contains the hand...


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