The importance of connections

16 July 2020 · Categories: Communities Care, Opinions and responses

In the final part of this video series our CEO Sian Lockwood continues to share some of her personal experiences of shielded lock-down. Sian talks about the importance of connections while reflecting on some of the impacts the lack of connections have had during this time. She also touches on some of the positive initiatives going on in the wider sector including #BuildBackBetter and The Buzz.

Links to the resources and initiatives that Sian mentions in her video:

  • ‘Community Micro-Enterprise in Social Care’ report from the New Economics Foundation which highlights powerful evidence and the positive impacts of community micro-enterprises on local economies
  • #BuildBackBetter – a new movement calling for a better future for all
  • The Buzz – an online platform of videos with accessible activities for people to do at home, including things like cooking, dance, fitness, art and more

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