Centre for Accessible Environments is an authority and resource on inclusive design and access to the built environment for disabled and older people. They give free advice, offer training, audits and consultancy and much more.
In the People and Places section of their website, English Heritage explore how important aspects of our past are reflected in the buildings of our towns and cities, for example disability history, transatlantic slavery and women’s history.
Keep an eye out for Why Not People? @whynotppl (Website coming soon) A members club for disabled people. Hosting accessible live music gigs exclusively for their members and their mates…
Nesta, nef and the The Lab are behind the cross sector co-production network for practitioners working on design and delivery of services by citizens and professionals in equal partnership.
The Network is an organisation that supports libraries, archives, museums, galleries and other cultural and heritage organisation who are working to tackle social exclusion. There is an informative bulletin, newsletter and many other resources. The Network co-ordinate email lists for librarians and cultural heritage professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families looked after children […]
Artswork is the national, independent youth arts development agency, committed to making a difference to the lives of young people at risk. Artswork runs The English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN) a network for all those using the arts in their work with children and young people – the Youth Arts sector.
nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. They aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. They have excellent research and resources to underpin your work.
Amara is an award winning subtitle editor that makes it easy and very cheap to caption and translate video. There are many ways to do it, either via their free DIY platform, or for a small fee you can host a community of volunteers to caption for you or Amara offer their own cost effective […]
Arts Alliance is the national body for promoting arts in the Criminal Justice System. they have a healthy resources section on their website including an evidence library and guidance. They also offer professional mentoring. We suggest this is your starting point for any working involving the criminal justice system.
The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) is a network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. They have an excellent free newsletter that we trawl regularly […]