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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In its 21st year, International World Kindness Day is a recognised movement celebrated once a year on November 13th. It is a day for sharing inspirational stories of kindness, globally, and highlighting the strength of empathy, community and compassion especially in times of conflict and disconnect. It is a symbolic date in the People United […]

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We are very excited to announce that we have a whole host of brilliant speakers and facilitators joining us for our 2019 symposium Provoking Change: The Arts & Kindness conversation. The day will be jam packed full of provocation, conversation and debate and below we introduce the array of speakers who will be in attendance at […]

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Becky, our Creative Programmes Coordinator, talks about taking fun seriously in the People United office. Last year at the end of our 2018 commission programme one of the partners reflected on their experience and said that they regretted not being present for more workshops. She said that often there were other things to do at […]

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People United’s Becky Vincer and Shazza Ali have written an article for TES Magazine celebrating the research and methodology of our Arts & Kindness Weeks. You can read it below or listen online here. Caped crusader’s mission to promote kindness in schools An unlikely superhero is bringing a creative approach to the promotion of empathy […]

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Home is where the art is. An exhibition at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge- until 13th October. Home, an exciting collection of artwork created by award-winning textile artist Anna Ray, with recently resettled Syrian mothers and long-term Ashford based mothers, is currently showing at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge in Canterbury. Home […]

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Please note- this job advert has now closed. We are heading into an exciting phase of development here at People United and we are looking for some additional help to move forward into our next chapter. We have an exciting opportunity for an organised individual to join our team; to help with the day-to-day running of […]

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We are excited to release a brand new animated short film created by Beavers and Cub Scouts. It is all about the stories told by 6-10 year olds when asked ‘what is an important act of kindness?’  The stop-motion animation is a compilation of short stories where kind deeds are played out by all sorts of characters from space dogs to rollerblading pals. The Beaver and Cub Scouts reflected on […]

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