Switching the Stereotypes Part 1: In the first of two Director’s Blogs for International Women’s Day 2022, our Managing Director Lisa Charlotte Davis considers parenting and organisational culture. How does your workplace compare? This International Women’s Day invited us to focus on the theme of breaking the bias. This led us to dig back through some…

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‘We wanted the stories to feel authentic to the people who were taking part’    Writer Bridget Hamilton discusses what it was like to work on Changing Relations’ Sometimes It Hurts book project, which has given voices to children who have been affected by issues such as domestic violence and neglect via powerful story telling.…

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Partnering with Lancaster University has provided our team at Changing Relations with skilled individuals to aid our work, whilst offering students the opportunity to experience work within the creative industry and third sector. Recent Design Intern, Elitsa, writes about her work with us. My name is Elitsa Atanasova, and I began my internship with Changing…

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As an arts-based education organisation, it was important for us to lay out our Creative Learning Policy and be able to share it with those we work with. We invited Jo to blog about her experience and how the CLP was devised. I’m Jo Chandler, a member of Changing Relations’ Steering Group. I’m interested in socially…

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Media coverage has pointed to increased numbers of domestic abuse incidents during the past 18 months of the pandemic. But has this translated into increased action in support of those affected, asks Lisa Davis? Earlier this year, Changing Relations collaborated with Dr Stephen Burrell, deputy director of Durham University’s Centre for Research into Violence and…

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Following a successful Kickstart placement, coordinated via government gateway provider, Durham Works, Grace Stubbings, also a musician in the up and coming all-girl rock band, Venus Grrrls, blogs about her experience working as Changing Relations’ Creative Assistant. ——————– Over the past six months I have worked as a Creative Assistant for Changing Relations. Throughout this…

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This year we have been putting sustainability at the forefront of our conversations and recently developed our own Sustainability Policy, with thanks to our Sustainability Intern Anna Barrett from Durham University. Anna has contributed a guest post to our Directors Blog, to illustrate what has been going on behind the (green) scenes! Over the past…

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Last week we shared the news of our 2 fab new Board members. This week we are celebrating our new Steering Group members. We also want to take a moment to explain why we have a Steering Group and a Board of Directors. Our majority Non-Executive Board shape the strategic direction of our social enterprise…

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I began my internship with Changing Relations in November 2020 as a student at Durham University via the Education Department. I had an artistic background from school and higher education, and as a general hobby. Challenging gender norms was something I had been unwittingly doing most of my life, but it was a passion I…

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