Lauren Wallace-Thompson


Lauren is a freelance writer and researcher with specialisms in education and third sector work. As well as researching and writing publications aimed at young people and parents, she has developed a particular expertise in co-production and community reporting, curating the stories of people with lived experience into reports and articles to influence changemakers.

She is also a specialist in desk-based research, with a background in academia and a PhD from the University of Warwick.

As well as working with Ideas Alliance, Lauren has partnered with organisations such as People’s Voice Media, Climate Outreach and People & Planet, and published in Stylist magazine, Critical Studies in Television, Television and New Media and a number of edited collections.

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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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