1. #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
  2. 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
  3. Why language matters

    Bryony Shannon

    Practice Development Officer

    Language is the most powerful tool we have. Let’s use it well.

    09 March 2020
  4. This could be why you’re depressed or anxious

    Johann Hari

    TED

    In this thought-provoking talk, journalist and author Johann Hari shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts around the world - as well as some emerging solutions.

    22 January 2020
  5. The Importance of a community

    Amy Middleton

    PTS Coach at Mayday Trust

    The value of building positive networks can’t be overlooked.

    19 November 2019
  6. Kind Cardiff: ordinary people

    Charlotte Waite

    Director of Transformation & System Change

    The simplicity and accessibility of kindness is a powerful call to action, it can tie us deeply to collectives of friends, families and groups, and to causes bigger than ourselves.

    13 November 2019
  7. Reading List

    Guest Contributer

    A book full of wisdom, experience and a passion for change that we cannot recommend enough.

    26 September 2019
  8. Deconstructing a broken system

    Pat McArdle

    Chief Operating Officer, Mayday Trust

    When did it happen that we became so system led not human led, when did ticking the boxes become more important than doing what’s right for that person.

    22 July 2019
  9. On becoming Platfform

    Ewan Hilton

    Chief Executive

    We don’t need policy tweaks or shifts. We need large scale transformation of mind-set and system.

    19 July 2019