The third in our series of responses to a prompt card from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from artist and People United Trustee, Maria Amidu (pictured). We asked Maria to consider the card “are you living your values?” which is pictured below, along with the following prompts: Are your core principles and values being […]

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Our admin assistant Gemma wrote this reflection piece in response to Liz Flynn’s recent blog (which you can read here).   Finding the value in slowing down has been important for Gemma as she settles into a new routine working from home…   Liz’s wonderful blog reminds us all of the value in pacing ourselves […]

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The second in our new series of responses to the prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from former Head of Creative Programmes at People United, and now People United Trustee, Liz Flynn.   We asked Liz to consider the card “slow down” (pictured below), with the following prompt: It’s easy to keep focused […]

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The first in our new series of responses to the prompt cards from our resource Navigating with Kindness comes from writer and performer Bernadette Russell.   We asked Bernadette to consider the prompt “pay attention” (from the card pictured below).  She came back with the following blog, which encourages us to pay attention to the good […]

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Last November we published our third research report, Taking Care- The Art of Kindness. To accompany the report we produced a companion resource called Navigating with Kindness – a metaphorical map that reflects the different kinds of terrains and journeys you might experience in the life of a creative project and a set of beautifully […]

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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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Exploring Kindness: Part 2  Following on from our Project Coordinator’s previous blog, Becky shares the activities which Newington’s youth group Chill Club did to achieve their Arts Award Explore and try out a new Arts & Kindness theme. Part C – Create Make a piece of artwork and record the process Two young people at Chill […]

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Exploring Kindness : Part 1 Working with Chill Club in Newington, Ramsgate our Project Coordinator, Becky Vincer, led a series of workshops to support young people to achieve their Arts Award Discover. At the end of the project some of the young people were keen to keep working and so the Arts Award Explore Kindness […]

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