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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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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Messy Business Blog – Landing

Our 2018 Self-Identity and Home artist commission projects are coming to an end and last weekend...

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On Monday 29th October the Arts & Prosocial behaviour Group (APRG) met for their...

Self-Identity Blog: Gearing Up

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