Dipping toes in trauma informed ways of being

Charlotte Waite

Director of Transformation & System Change

We’ve all been in the same storm but on different boats. We've shared a collective trauma but we have experienced it individually. So, no surprise then that there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for how to support each other in this almost post, but still lingering pandemic.

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  1. Why it’s so important for 16 and 17-year-olds to vote

    James Radcliffe

    Head of Public Affairs and Influence

    There are now less than five weeks to go until the Welsh Elections. They will be the first elections in Wales in which 16 and 17-year-olds will have the right to vote, and we will be encouraging everyone to vote.

    01 April 2021
  2. Kindness in Public Services

    Charlotte Waite

    Director of Transformation & System Change

    It’s obvious that well supported people, where barriers to opportunity are removed, will go on to live more fulfilling and productive lives.  Kindness is about removing those barriers.

    12 November 2020
  3. #BlackLivesMatter – on calling out and calls to action

    Ewan Hilton

    Chief Executive

    I hold my hands up that public silence was not the right move. I hope I have conveyed why we took that stance and, more importantly, what we are doing as an organisation to create the deep change needed inside Platfform, the sectors we work in and wherever we can create change for the better with communities.

    09 July 2020
  4. Kindness as the new black?

    Charlotte Waite

    Director of Transformation & System Change

    If a kindness lens helps us reflect more compassionately on our own motives for being and doing then that can bring enlightenment, which can, in turn, motivate change, it has for me.

    21 May 2020
  5. Let’s be cautious about kindness

    Ewan Hilton

    Chief Executive

    Kindness on its own doesn’t quite cut it for me. It glosses over the really tough stuff. The pain, the poverty, the generational unemployment, abuse, violence and structural inequality that many people face every day.

    19 May 2020