iSpace: iSpace Presents Hack4Good

Published on June 17th 2014

On Wednesday 25th June, 2014 iSpace Foundation will be organizing a hackathon dubbed Hack 4 Good (H4Good). H4Good is a 12 hour hackathon with the purpose of bringing together developers,designers, health and education experts to tackle social issues that can be solved in a short period of time.... full story

King's College London: Khuluma - The analysis of a corpus of texts exchanged by a network of HIV-diagnosed patients

Published on May 22nd 2014

Project Khuluma (meaning 'to speak' in Zulu) run by the SHM Foundation, uses simple SMS technology and basic mobile phones among HIV-positive adolescents to create peer-to-peer support groups and medical advice during the most critical period of rapid development... full story

Body&Soul Charity: Project Jam and Snapshot Songs – The Performance!

Published on April 22nd 2014

To be invited to take part in the Snapshot Songs project was an unexpected surprise. It seemed so far away at first, it was hard to get excited. All of the Project Jam team sat around a table and brainstormed ideas and shared our stories. This inspired us to start writing, figuring out some chords and starting work on the song structure. We discussed particular words that summed up our thoughts and feelings. The word that stuck out most was BRAVERY!... full story

Snapshotsongs Blog: Meet the Choir!

Published on February 20st 2014

Snapshot Songs is an ambitious new performance that celebrates London’s zeitgeist. Led by composer Stuart Hancock and associate artist Liv Bradbury, the performance will feature 150 performers who have attended workshops and auditions across London. Visit the Snapshotsongs Blog to meet the choir... full story

Leicester Mercury: YC:UK: Young people spell out vision to Leicestershire's police and crime commissioner Sir Clive Loader

Published on February 20st 2014

Young people have spelled out their vision for the future of policing. Leicestershire's police and crime commissioner (PCC), Sir Clive Loader asked 25 14 to 25-year-olds to help him get an insight into young people's views on the police. He asked them to go out into their communities and come back with ideas for reducing crime, cutting re-offending rates and improving the relationship between youngsters and the police... full story

MAMA: Patojitos: New MAMA Member Launches MNCH Program in Guatemala

Published on November 20st 2013

New mothers around the world often face challenges within and outside the household when continuing to breastfeed, and women in Guatemala and in low –and – middle income countries usually have to face these challenges on their own without proper access to healthcare information. However, the introduction of mobile health programs has provided an opportunity to extend health services outside of the healthcare setting and provide new mothers with immediate and accessible information and support... full story

Indigo Trust: Transparency and Healthcare: Shifting the Power at #OGP13

Published on November 7th 2013

At the recent Open Government Partnership Summit, Loren had the opportunity to showcase transparency initiatives which are improving healthcare delivery across Africa, many of which have been devised locally. This was part of a speaker session and panel discussion chaired by Tim Kelsey, the National Director for Patients and Information at NHS England... full story

Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Snapshot Songs: open call for singers

Published on August 21st 2013

Snapshotsongs is a new music project bringing together 150 musicians and singers to create and perform a song-cycle celebrating the many voices of London today, at the Guildhall School's brand new Milton Court Concert Hall. People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to join, and the ability to read music is not required. What is necessary however is enthusiasm... full story

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire youngsters form new group

Published on August 14th 2013

These are the young people who hope to shape policing in Hampshire as part of the newly-established Youth Commission. Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes launched the new body at his headquarters in Winchester. The 28 young people – including five from the Basingstoke area... full story

Southern Daily Echo: Southampton youth at heart of anti-crime initiative

Published on May 10th 2013

SOUTHAMPTON youngsters are set to be at the heart of a groundbreaking new project aimed at reducing youth crime and offending.Teenagers from the city will be invited to form part of the Police and Crime Commissioner's new youth forum – a sounding board where they can have their say on issues affecting their peers... full story

Elected Cops: Youth PCC involvement stepped up

Published on May 4th 2013

Leicestershire is set to become the first police force in England and Wales to create a "youth commission". Sir Clive Loader, who is the region's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), has pledged to assemble a panel of approximately 20 young people between the ages of 14 and 25... full story


Published on May 3rd 2013

Sir Clive Loader, Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Leicestershire, is leading the way on a new initiative to involve young people in finding solutions to crime. Leicestershire is the first area to sign up to a 'Youth Commission' pilot project in which... full story

Barbican: The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel

Published on May 2013

The LA Phil and Gustavo Dudamel return to the Barbican for their first International Associate Residency following their sold out visit in 2010 with a special Green Umbrella concert including two UK premieres, a blazing selection of some of Europe's best-loved music and a host of creative learning work.... full story

University of arts London: Camberwell Student to be Artist in Residence at SHM Foundation

Published on May 1st 2013

Congratulations to third year BA Drawing student Brigitte Mierau who has recently learnt that she will be Artist in Residence 2013/14 for the SHM Foundation. Whilst doing the residency, Brigitte plans to develop and implement an inter-schools game empathy, entitled 'The Lay of the Land'... full story

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