Boingboing aims to model and promote resilience research and practice that challenges social inequalities, in pursuit of a loving, fun and fair world where individuals from all walks of life are valued and respected. We are a community of individuals of all ages, in paid, volunteer and student roles who aim to co-design, co-produce and co-deliver everything we do.

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What we do

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Make A Change with the Activist Alliance

Are you bothered by something unfair in society? Want to do something about it? Then come along to the Make A Change launch event on 10th August for young activists and community organisers.

Applying to be a speaker

If you are interested in leading a Resilience Forum we’ve put together the information on these pages to help you decide and to start thinking about how your expertise may best be shared within our tried and tested Resilience Forum format.

Make A Change with the Activist Alliance

Are you bothered by something unfair in society? Want to do something about it? Then come along to the Make A Change launch event on 10th August for young activists and community organisers.

Just about all of us Boingboingers have faced different forms of adversity throughout our lives. Often this means those of us who have experienced injustice, prejudice, inequality and/or discrimination. Our resilience research is conducted closely with the University of Brighton’s Centre of Resilience for Social Justice.

Boingboing Ambassadors co-delivering a session
Young Co-leaders of the Resilience Revolution

Strongly rooted in a social justice agenda, we do not believe that resilience promotion should be about maximising the survival of the fittest. That is why we describe resilience as more than just finding ways for individuals to bounce forward when things are tough but rather:

Selection Of Boingboing Research Articles

Short films: Resilience building in action

Join our community

Does our Boingboing community sound like something you’d like to get involved with? Here’s some other ways to join in:

Upcoming Resilience Forum:

Applying to be a speaker

Applying to be a speaker

If you are interested in leading a Resilience Forum we’ve put together the information on these pages to help you decide and to start thinking about how your expertise may best be shared within our tried and tested Resilience Forum format.

Resilience Revolution – Blackpool HeadStart

Resilience Revolution – Blackpool HeadStart

The Resilience Revolution is delivering an extensive programme of lasting change with disadvantaged young people in the town of Blackpool, through a successful £10.4 million Big Lottery HeadStart funding bid. Their work is based on research into resilience by Boingboing and the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice.

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Our Academic Publications

Our Academic Publications

This page presents an archive of selected published works from the Boingboing, Resilience Revolution and CRSJ community. This includes key academic papers, submissions of evidence and a few books relevant to the Boingboing approach to resilience.

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