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Livity X Impact Hub Brixton

Livity is a youth-led creative digital team, engaging in training and projects around London and the UK.  Livity brings together young people and creative enterprises to make beautiful work, babies.  The extra layers of training and access to small and…

We hosted the first Black History Market: A story by Yaa Aba Acquaah

by Yaa Aba Acquaah This year commemorated the 70th anniversary of Windrush — often the name given to the period of time from the late 1940s to early 1970s, during which it is estimated over half a million migrants traveled…

Impact Hub Torino: Part of your global Impact Hub Network

Impact Hub Torino (Turin, in English) is one of the newest in Impact Hub network.  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr was in the neighbourhood and dropped to learn more about the Hub, how it was designed and experienced severe kitchen envy.…

Breathe to Be: Wellbeing Lessons with Sonja of Wild Orange

We’ve all heard about mindfulness, have hopefully avoided the sometimes toxic narratives around ‘wellness’ and are au fait with downward facing dog and shivasna. You may have tried chia porridge (I have not).  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr learnt about real…

Project Smith: how can you make Lambeth a happier place?

Project Smith is one of Lambeth’s best loved community organisations.  Dave Gosslyn, our brand new Tuesday morning host, is Project Smith’s new manager. Dave talked with Hub Storyteller Ann Storr about the new round of funding, and the difference that…

Non-violent communication: can it help you?

Communicating effectively is essential for happy living – but what if you are used to aggressive modes of expression?  Do you find that workplace problems escalate?  Do you feel unheard and ignored?  How does that make you feel?  New Hubber…

What’s a Hub? Interviews by intern Pia Behmuaras

Pia brought 4 weeks of energy, positivtity and creativity to the Hub, and we miss her very much.  She spoke with three Hubbers to learn more about what Impact Hub means to them. Come back soon Pia!  Thank you for…

Brixton’s Holiday Hunger Helpers.

In a city as prosperous as London, there are many people who cannot afford food for themselves, their families and their children. During the holiday period some children really do go hungry.  The summer holidays are a financial and mental…

Crowdfunding – The Dos & Don’ts of launching a campaign

Crowdfunding: easy peasy to set up, but how many lack-lustre campaigns have *you* seen?  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr spoke with Jes Bailey from Crowdfund 360 about what makes a successful campaign. Planning your crowdfunder:  A basic crowdfunder takes (roughly) 2…