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“I feel I am a better communicator and a better resource for my community to use.”

Mandip Singh Seehra, photographer, participant and supporter of Grapevine

Esther Foreman

“The movement we’ve seen in Coventry is revolutionising public health. We can’t wait to see what Grapevine do next.”

Esther Foreman, CEO, The Social Change Agency

Kath, Stoke Aldemoor resident

“I’m proud of the difference Grapevine is trying to make in a UK that keeps getting tougher for vulnerable people.”

Andrea Mbarushimana, Grapevine worker, artist and poet
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From community SPIRIT to community POWER

On 4 July 2020 we called the people of Coventry together for ‘CommUNITY is not just for pandemics’ to reflect on the COVID-19 crisis and talk about what they want to happen next. As a nation and as a city, the pandemic has shown us that we care, we want to be useful and we […]

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Collaboration Station #11 happening 19 August

Join our next informal evening of generating and developing ideas focused on connecting Coventry and unleashing a better city! People-powered social action sparked by Grapevine’s #connectingforgoodcov movement. Joining information Come along every month – or pop in when you can – to be part of Collaboration Station, virtually for now. Next date as follows: Collaboration […]

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Resilient Communities report reveals findings

A ‘Resilient Communities’ report has brought together the findings of a national cross-sector conference on the topic attended at the start of 2020 by our CEO Clare Wightman. The report also incorporates the latest research into opportunities to foster social cohesion in communities during and after disruptive events – arguably never needed more than at […]

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