A message from our CEO regarding the recruitment of a Creative Programmes Producer to the People United team:   In light of the current government advice around self-isolation/social distancing, which understandably restricts social contact and therefore People United’s ability to continue working to the timescales and plans we had in place, I have decided that […]

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We’re concluding 5 weeks of reflection in what we think is the best way possible… by sharing the wonderful film that we commissioned Spark Film Production to make about our first symposium Provoking Change- The Arts and Kindness Conversation which took place in November 2019. The day itself was full of collaboration, conversation, and connection, and […]

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In 2017 People United launched a ‘be kind’ campaign leading up to World Kindness Day. To light up the UK with ‘be kind’ signs we commissioned the wonderful bag&bones to make ten LED neon signs and asked individuals, groups and organisations to apply to own one of the limited edition signs to display on World […]

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Janice, our CEO, wrote a blog for Arts Council England which was published on Random Acts of Kindness Day. It was part of a longer piece which she wanted to share here in our latest Kindness Column.   Earlier this month we celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Day. It was a day when we heard […]

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When we hosted our first symposium (Provoking Change: The Arts and Kindness Conversation) back in November, we enlisted our brilliant colleague Matt Wilson to take photos on the day. From working with Matt before we knew he’d capture the atmosphere of the event and, needless to say, we’re delighted with the results. Here is a […]

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Over the next 5 weeks we’ll be reflecting, sharing, and inspiring our followers to find out more about our research into Arts and Kindness. We’re delighted to start by sharing the trailer for a new film about our first symposium, Provoking Change: The Arts and Kindness Conversation, which took place back in November. This trailer […]

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Hello, I’m Gemma and I joined People United a couple of months ago. In keeping with the season I’d like to use my Kindness Column to talk about one of my favourite Christmas stories – A Christmas Carol. A Christmas Carol is one of the most famous works of fiction in the world. In addition […]

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One week on from our first one-day symposium Provoking Change: The Arts and Kindness Conversation we are delighted to be able to share these visual minutes with you. They were drawn live on the day by the super talented Raquel Durán from More than Minutes. Click on the image above to view a fullscreen version. […]

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Arts and Kindness in Practice: An Introduction Join us for this unique exploration of the role of the arts in growing kindness. Do you want to know more about how Arts and Kindness are connected? Would you like to learn skills and techniques about how to apply kindness to your work, based on psychological research? […]

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We formally launched our third research report at our symposium on Tuesday 12th November 2019, and we have now launched it online. And better yet, it is FREE to download.  This has been a long time in the making and we are very proud of the voices and perspectives that have shaped this report and […]

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