We're hiring! Could you be our next CEO?

We’re looking for a new Chief Executive to build on our sound footings and take us into our next chapter. Find out more here.

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Artist/Designer Call Out

We're looking for a talented artist or designer to work with a youth group called ‘Chill Club’ in Newington, Ramsgate to co-create arts and kindness themed ‘logbooks’ for Arts Award Discover and Explore.

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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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Self-Identity Blog: Burn This

Artists Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin share the latest from the Self-Identity Artist Commission. They are working with Joining Hands, Joining Hearts – a support group for victims and survivors of sexual and domestic abuse who aim to help disempowered and isolated women through emotional and practical support.

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Exploring Stamps and Colour at Create Festival

Artist Anna Ray gives an update on the Home commission after a weekend of exciting workshops in Ashford, Kent.

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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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Inspirational Away Days

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

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Call Out: Artist/Designer to Create Arts Award Resource with Young People

Call Out: Artist or Designer Wanted! Create Arts & Kindness Themed Arts Award ‘Logbooks’...

Self-Identity Blog: A Deliberately Messy Business

The Self-Identity Artist Commission celebrated its half-way point with a private event to show work that...

Best Fest 2018 | Newington Community Arts Festival

In 2015 People United supported the residents of Newington, Ramsgate to host the first...


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