Boingboing and the Resilience Revolution are launching round 2 of an exciting project that is about creating more ways for young people to take part in activity to change the odds – by becoming an Activist in Residence. Find out more here.
Boingboing and the CRSJ partnered up with Amnesty International to deliver some training to Amnesty’s young campaigners as part of their ‘Rise Up’ training programme.
In response to to the Work and Pensions Committee inquiry, we make recommendations on ways the health assessment processes to claim disability benefits should be improved.
Let’s cut to the chase! Absolute respect to the bravery and resilience of our very own Blackpool FC’s Jake Daniels. The 17-year-old has become the first openly gay male professional footballer in the UK, receiving widespread support in his decision to be open about...
Following the International Resilience Resolution Conference, there is so much to think about. Gabrielle talks us through what she usually does when she doesn’t know where to start: using the Noble Truths.
On the 30th and 31st March 2022, Blackpool was well and truly on the map. From Australia to Zimbabwe, everyone was welcomed. An amazing A to Z of fellow Resilience Revolutionaries joined the party.
In this blog John Howard, Parent/Carer Engagement Worker with the Resilience Revolution reports back from the International Resilience Revolution Conference in Blackpool. John introduces us to Harry Venning, an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and comedy writer, a guest of the conference.
With the International Resilience Resolution Conference now behind us, Boingboing Engagement Workers Grace, John, Lindsay, Charlotte, Lauren, Shannon discuss their favourite moments of the event that was held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.
We thought we’d share conference highlights from some of the Boingboing team to capture what the conference felt like after all the hard work, so here’s some snippets of what people said.
In this blog Adam, Mirika, Lisa, Gemma and Simon all got together to think about top tips they can share with you for including those with experience of disability in research teams. Perhaps you may want to use these top tips to start a discussion within your own research team, department, or organisation.
In this blog, Lindsay, Grace and Kie, three young people liing in Blackpool and all aged 21, would like to tell you about the wonders of being involved in co-production during a global pandemic, and the impact it has had on their lives.
Communication between autistic and non-autistic speakers: Gemma Williams introduces her fellowship research
Gemma is an autistic Early Career Researcher based at the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice, University of Brighton and a Boingboing volunteer. In this blog Gemma talks about her PhD research, and what she plans to do over the coming year of her fellowship under Prof. Angie Hart’s mentorship.
Activism 4 Resilience: one – Bid Fever: nil. Co-producing a complex research bid in the midst of a pandemic – what’s not to love?
This blog was written by young people who co-wrote a bid for funding from an academic research council. We reflect on our experience of being involved. Even though the bid wasn’t successful it gave us valuable learning experiences.
In this blog Joe Bulman shares his experiences about his first project as a youth co-researcher on the ‘Nothing About Us Without Us (NAUWU) Project’ and introduces some of the resources they have created.
Youth activism in Newham; working as a Co-Research Team on the Nothing About Us Without Us research project
In part 2 of this blog Ishrat, Amanda Sarah and Laurie share some of their learning from taking part in co-produced research working alongside co-research teams in Blackpool, Cornwall and Newham as part of the wider ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’ research project.