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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Self-Identity Blog: Thinking Through the Mess of ideas, time, money & pain

After pausing for the summer holidays artist’s Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin think about what’s next for the Self-Identity Artist Commission with domestic violence support group Joining Hands, Joining Hearts .

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Home Blog: The Home Within Ourselves

Anna Ray has been working with mothers in Ashford on the Artist Commission: Home. The group is made up of migrant mothers from Syria and long-term resident mothers from Ashford. In this blog Anna shares some of the ways they have been working with embroidery to explore the theme.

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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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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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Arts & Prosocial Research Group – Shazza Ali visits University of Toronto

Arts and Prosocial Research Group meeting | September, 2018 On Monday 24th September the...

Self-Identity Blog: Thinking Through the Mess of ideas, time, money & pain

After pausing for the summer holidays artist’s Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin think about...

The #proudtobekind campaign | Join the movement today!

World Kindness Day 2018 | #proudtobekind A year on from the #bekindsigns campaign In...

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