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by Mel Parks

Clarissa on tour: A film created to improve the health of people affected by homelessness

During the autumn of 2021, Ideas Alliance teamed up with Groundswell to present a series of live screenings of Clarissa, a film created to help share the experiences of people affected by homelessness while accessing healthcare. The audience was made up of invited healthcare practitioners, NHS staff and staff working in homelessness support services, who all play a vital role in engaging…

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by Lauren Wallace-Thompson

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.

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by Lauren Wallace-Thompson

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.

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by Azad Sharma

The City is a Home: Building social infrastructure with rough sleepers

Throughout the past three years I’ve been working in a variety of health and social care settings as a consultant and community storyteller. I’ve met a lot of voluntary and public sector organisations working with people experiencing homelessness in the UK and felt inspired by their work.  Recently, Sadiq Khan called for an increase in social housing in London to…

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by Helen Sharp

Interview: Viv Slack, Street Support

We talk to Co-Founder Viv Slack about Street Support, a co-produced online resource which helps people experiencing homelessness find support services.

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“The Hub acts as a glue bringing together people and organisations who are doing so much to positively disrupt their local systems.”

Burcu Borysik, Mayday Trust