GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People the end-of-project performance event for the GROUNDation Poetry Project is to be held in HMP Wandsworth’s Visits Hall on Wednesday 4th March. It will bring together all the participants from the prison and the community in a creative exchange of ideas. In addition, there will be thrilling performances by spoken word poets, Joelle Taylor and Kayo Chingonyi.For more information click here
Symposium 2014/15 - Great Minds. (Think. Differently.) Includes a new piece of theatre by Playing On, Poetry and performance by Anthony Anaxagorou and a new style panel discussion featuring Vicky Pryce, Jonathan Robinson, Simon Wills, Sara Lee, Rebecca Roberts, Dr. Deborah Drake and Frances Cook.Book tickets for this event now.
Performance artist, writer and poet Anthony Anaxagorou will be delivering one extra community poetry workshop for the GROUNDation Poetry Project at Roehampton University on Thursday 29th January 2015.For further information click here
Our interactive Annual Report 2013-14 is available to read. Get to know more about Safe Ground, our programmes and policy work through the viewpoints of our programme graduates, volunteers, staff and trustees.To download the Annual Report 2013-14 please click here
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Spoken word poet Ty will be delivering the last in the series of workshops for Safe Ground at HMP Wandsworth on Monday 9th February 2015.For further information please click here
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The Impact of our Family Man Programme
Our new interactive Annual Report 2013-14
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It charts the successes achieved and challenges addressed in a perilous economic and funding landscape over the last year. Get to know more about Safe Ground, our programmes and policy work through the viewpoints of our programme graduates, volunteers, staff and trustees.
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Write Your Own Manifesto
It has been widely acknowledged that there is a wide difference between what political parties say and what voters think those parties will do in office. In Matthew Taylor’s new post he outlines a new approach to political debate in order to tackle this topic. Read more here.
Why Can’t We Join Up Commissioning?
Russell Webster writes about the challenges of modern commissioning where it is generally recognised that most offenders or people with addictions face multiple problems which interlock and reinforce each other. Read more here.
Is it time to avoid hypermasculinity?
In The Telegraph’s latest article, Jessica Abrahams explores why prison population figures weigh in favour of men. Focusing on gender roles, Abrahams highlights how programmes like Man Up have helped to tackle issues surrounding masculinity head on. To read The Telegraph’s latest article on issues with crime and gender please click here.