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#CoProWeek 2024 – what we’re sharing about co-production

Welcome to Co-Production Week 2024! A collaborative way of working close to our hearts. At Grapevine, our Experts By Experience Co-Production Service offers learning disabled and autistic people opportunities to influence local decision-making and have a say on new services and strategies that have or will have an impact on disabled people. This involves co-designing, […]

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Meet Michael – project worker on new Settle and Thrive project for formerly homeless people

We’re happy to introduce a new member of our team, Michael Orji, who embarks on a brand new role (and project!) helping newly-housed, former homeless people and rough sleepers to settle and thrive in Coventry. Michael’s role as Settle and Thrive project worker sees him bringing Grapevine’s #StrengtheningPeople ethos of uncovering people’s passions and talents […]

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Willenhall residents take the lead to power up community park campaign

People living in Willenhall are working alongside Grapevine community organisers to build their collective power as they campaign for improved park and play facilities in their Coventry neighbourhood. Through a series of community focus groups at the tail end of 2023, the ‘Willenhall Coalition’ was able to identify which community priority it needed to tackle […]

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