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Frankie Bennett
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Jody Williams: Anybody can be an agent of change
This blog has been quiet recently, so why not come back with a bang with a fantastic RSA talk from Nobel Laureate and political activist Jody Williams? Jody Williams, amongst a career of tireless political activism, is best known for leading the Internation...

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BBC reporter becomes homeless
It sounds a bit trite to say "It could happen to anyone" but it really is true. Ed Mitchell, a former financial reporter and newsreader, tells his harrowing story of becoming bankrupt and homeless. The short film has won an award at the Sundance festival, a...

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Would you recognise your family if they were homeless?
Would you notice your girlfriend on the street if she were homeless? How about your brother? How about your grandfather? In New York, Jun Diaz of production company Smuggler joined up with the NYC Rescue Mission to ask this very question. As part of a socia...

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Kwame published on Huff Post!
For those of you who read Kwame's story on the blog, you might be interested to know that he has now been published on the Huffington Post! You can see his article in full  here . We even get a namedrop near the end!

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Dover Town Council: No extended sitting please!
It surfaced last week that Dover Town Council has a new agenda: to stop "extended sitting". For those delinquents among you who have engaged in such a perilous pastime, I need not explain the dangers of 'lounging' and the 'antisocial behaviour' it can cause...

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Dover Town Council: No extending sitting please!
It surfaced last week that Dover Town Council had a new agenda: to stop "extended sitting". Forget the shoplifters, the teenagers pulling 50mph in their Corsas in the town centre, the drunk and disorderlys in town on a Saturday night ... the real concern in...

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Fuck The Poor? Excuse Me?
If you haven't seen this yet, you've either been living under a rock for the past week or experiencing problems with your broadband connection, (seriously BT, sort it out.) Yes, that's right, The Pilion Trust have cleverly got your attention by using a swea...

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Kwame: My Story
It is my pleasure to welcome Kwame, one of the film's participants, to The Pavement Perspective blog. He tells his brave and determined story below ... Kwame: My Story Timeline: - Tuesday, March 26 th 2013. 16.48 hours.  This was the
day I became homeless. ...

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The Pavement Perspective wins funding!
We've won the IdeasTap Innovators Award!  Finally, after months of being shortlisted but never winning, we have been chosen for some FUNDING! Hurrah! We'll keep you posted with developments but we're very excited!

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OMG!!! #selfie with vulnerable people LOL
OMG! A totally new, random and #hashtag-worthy trend has hit the internet! If you're sick of the # selfie , # belfie and # selfobsessedsie , why not try a # homelessselfie ?!! That's right, you can join the new cutting edge trend to hit the web by taking a ...
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