I’m With Sam: Tackling learning disability hate crime with Dimensions
Learning disability hate crime is a problem that is under-reported but can have a huge impact on victims. Dimensions' #ImWithSam campaign is led by an expert with lived experience and takes a multi-pronged approach to the problem. They support victims, raise awareness, train police forces, work with the CPS and influence policy to improve reporting, convictions and ensure victims are taken seriously.
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Clarissa: Virtual film tour and Q&A sessions to improve the health of people affected by homelessness
Come and join the virtual tour of Clarissa: a film created to improve the health of people affected by homelessness, through better understanding of their experiences. Clarissa is a fiction film, but the storyline has been woven together from real experiences of people trying to access the healthcare system while facing homelessness in the UK.
‘Bringing local leaders together to make a difference’: Applications open now for Regional Leadership for Personalised Care Programmes
We're sharing this call on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement for this fantastic Leadership for Personalised Care programme. It's an inspiring and engaging development opportunity open to teams and individuals from the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector.
Doing digital arts differently: St. Helens Libraries and Ideas Alliance’s action research
Find out more about this "learning by doing" project, where the team worked collaboratively with artists, makers, library staff, residents and more to innovate and test ways to help digital arts thrive in St. Helens.
Hidden & Hunted: Ending Women’s Homelessness Exhibition at the Brighton Fringe
As part of the Ending Women's Homelessness campaign, women experiencing homelessness were given disposable cameras and worked with a local photographer to document their experiences. The result is an emotional and eye-opening photography exhibition currently hosted at the Brighton Fringe Festival.
Television History at the Social Supermarket: Feeding Coventry its archival past
Read all about a project combining food, culture and community history that's building and strengthening community relationships.
Co-Production Collective: a new co-pro community
It’s no secret that we’re big champions of co-production here at the Ideas Alliance. So when we heard about Co-Production Collective, a new co-produced community of co-producers, we just had to find out more!
Lighting up the dark: Window Wanderland
Something very exciting is happening in the windows of Coventry. A mass community event is spreading hope and helping neighbours to talk to one another in new ways through the medium of creativity and fun.