Posts tagged with ‘Era 1’

  • An image of the toolkit for change

    Toolkit for Change

    Toolkit for Change was a self-help manual and directory for groups of socially excluded people working to improve their lives.…

  • Image of Groundswell Forum at the Penderosa

    Groundswell Forum at the Ponderosa

    The Groundswell Forums were gatherings of homeless people which included Speak Outs and also offered workshops including meditation, Yurt building,…

  • an image of the rough guide on exchanges

    Exchanges: A Rough Guide

    The Exchanges programme was a chance for a wide variety of individuals to meet and witness experiences from different groups…

  • The front cover of the speakout recipe book

    Speak Out Recipe Book

    Speak Outs allowed homeless people, whose voices were previously unheard, to have a say on decisions that would affect their…

  • A still from the seize the day film

    ‘Seize the Day’ Film

    The early days of Groundswell focused on creating a platform for homeless people to have voice, a network to share…

  • Image of the Groundswell network newsletter

    Groundswell Newsletter

    This is Groundswell’s first newsletter. It connected a network of 400 campaign projects and individuals. 27 quarterly editions shared information,…

  • Image of the invitation to speak about the rough sleepers initiative

    First Speak Out Lambeth Mission flyer (The birth of Groundswell)

    Speak Outs originated in 1992 when Mike Connelly (aka James Nelson), following a trip to the States, had an idea…