Inspiring Change

17:23 05/08/2014

All too often, when I’ve interviewed ex-offenders, drug addicts and rough sleepers, they seem to be suffering as much from society’s inability to listen to their needs as they do from the consequences of their own actions. So I was excited to learn more about a project – Inspiring Change Manchester – that aims to […]

more from inside housing

17:00 05/08/2014

In between training people and organising events, I’ve also been fitting in some pieces…… a trio from Inside Housing, on housing awards and a new job swap scheme.

stigma stories

15:31 05/08/2014

Over the past few months, I’ve been working on a project to train a group of people, all on benefits, to speak out against the stigma of poverty. The idea behind the course, commissioned by Church Action on Poverty and Oxfam, was to create a network of spokespeople who could talk about the reality of […]