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Design guide for our city

Birmingham City Council are currently consulting on a new Design Guide for the city. It aims to create a new supplementary planning document to advise on development across the city. To cover everything from the height of tall buildings in…

#RadicalChildcare Update

It’s a really exciting time for #RadicalChildcare, and we wanted to take this opportunity to share what’s been happening, as well as what is building for the next chapter.  A number of people we have worked with and encountered through…

Community Response to Birmingham’s Housing Crisis

The idea of Community Led Housing is starting to gain more and more momentum at the moment with national coverage of CLTs in the Big Issue and Channel 4’s look at the housing crisis. On the 2nd of August we…

Beyond (un)employment – Ambassadors Meeting

On Friday 7th July Impact Hub Birmingham had the pleasure of hosting the first beyond (un)employment ambassador meeting as we welcomed guests from Impact Hub Company, Robert Bosch Stiftung and members of our fellow cohorts in Florence, Moscow, Yerevan and…

Beyond (un)employment – Session 6

Beyond (Un)employment Session 6 A Systems Approach to (un)employment What’s your one hope for today? “Some clarity – It’s got to a point where we’ve absorbed a lot and I need clarity on my own focus“ “Interested in understanding systems…

Playworker Wizards Wanted

Impact Hub Birmingham are seeking Playworker Wizards (DBS Checked) to join our skills trade programme working specifically to host our weekly Creche and Parent Members – Do you have experience of working with children and would you like to join…

Beyond (un)employment – Session 5

Beyond (Un)employment Session 5 Perspectives on Brexit Our fifth Beyond (un)employment session together took place on Friday 23rd June, exactly one year on since the EU referendum. Acknowledgement of this was wholly apt for our beyond (un)employment investigation, given that…

Parent Membership

Impact Hub Birmingham: Parent Membership Update Since the official launch of the Impact Hub Brum’s Parent Membership at the beginning of the year, a lot has transpired. A culmination of hard work and creative application, alongside supportive and engaged networks,…

A Summer of Mini Activism

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.” ~ F. Douglas. Now more than ever our children are exposed to frequented and devastating crises, both on a national and international scale. We are often rendered helpless…