People United’s Kind Places & Spaces project explores the positive impact that creative art & design can have in community spaces. We’re particularly interested in looking at how these creative interventions might spread positive messages, bring people together and encourage communities to think or behave in a pro-social way. You can find out more here. […]

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A couple of months ago People United published an open call for creative ideas for our Kind Places & Spaces initiative, which will explore the positive impact that creative art & design interventions can have, with a particular focus on how they might: spread positive messages, bring people together and encourage communities to think and […]

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In April 2020, at the start of lockdown, People United invited those living and working in Canterbury, Herne Bay, Whitstable and the surrounding areas to take part in a collaborative online project,  ‘Kind Canterbury’. We asked people to notice, capture and share acts of kindness and to tell us about everyday heroes doing wonderful things […]

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People United is interested in exploring the kinds of positive place-based interventions that create or support connectedness and encourage kindness. This is an opportunity to spend a day or two imagining and designing new visual and physical creative artworks, objects, and interventions that could positively influence human behaviour in shared spaces.   Kind Places & […]

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As part of our new initiative, Kind Canterbury, we are excited to launch our new participatory project called ‘My Happy Memory’, which has been designed for you take part in from home. Kind Canterbury is all about celebrating the individuals, communities and institutions that are showing great kindness and acting with true altruism during this […]

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Kindness strengthens connections and creates a sense of community, in turn it nurtures hope, resilience and positivity. During this challenging time of uncertainty, physical distancing and social isolation, intentional acts of kindness are having a radically positive impact on our lives. “We need to think about kindness more than ever, not just as something soft […]

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