The latest piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness was written by social psychologist and People United associate Julie Van de Vyver.     Julie chose to respond to the card “Step in or step back?” (pictured above), along with the following prompts: There are times when […]

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In this response for our Navigating with Kindness series, Tom Andrews reflects on what it really means to listen.   Tom Andrews is the Head of Member Support at ACEVO, supporting Chief Executives of charities and social enterprises across the UK. He is a coach, facilitator and also a counsellor at Pilgrims Hospices. He previously […]

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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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The latest piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness was written by Artistic Director of Cohesion Plus and CEO of the KECC (Kent Equality Cohesion Council), Gurvinder Sandher.   Kent Equality Cohesion Council (KECC) works in partnership across Kent with both the voluntary and statutory sector to […]

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To mark Mental Health Awareness Week we asked artist and former People United participant Symone Crouchman to contribute to our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness.   Symone was a creative champion during People United’s community-led arts project The Best of Us. She chose to respond to the card […]

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The latest piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from Stacie Lee Bennett-Worth.   Stacie is a Kent-based, Yorkshire-born Artist-Researcher and PhD candidate, specialising in performing arts and creative digital technologies. Her work explores the relationship between choreography and moving image through performance and installation art. […]

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The latest piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from Alan Lane, Artistic Director at Slung Low.   Slung Low is an award-winning theatre company specialising in making epic productions in non-theatre spaces, often with large community performance companies at their heart. They are located at […]

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The latest piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from Policy and Development Officer at the Carnegie UK Trust, Ben Thurman (pictured).   The Carnegie UK Trust seek to improve the lives and wellbeing of people throughout the UK, particularly those who are disadvantaged, by influencing […]

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The fifth piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from Managing Director and Executive Coach at Year One Consulting, Mary Ann le Lean (pictured). Mary Ann chose to reflect on the prompt card “Take care of the relationships” which is pictured below, along with the following […]

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The fourth piece in our series of responses to prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from Artist, Researcher and People United associate, Sue Mayo.   We asked Sue to consider the card “Connect, Check and Communicate” which is pictured below, along with the following prompts: Think about how you are building and maintaining […]

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