Social Vision Connects

Social Impact Leaders reconnect

Social Impact Leaders from across York reconnected last Friday as Social Vision hosted their first Connects event since the pandemic. 25 people from diverse sectors joined the Social Vision team for a coffee at the


UKRAINE – what can we do to help?

By the time our newsletter goes out on 9th March 2022 most of the collections for people in Ukraine in York will have already been sorted and heading in vans over to the continent. A

Community projects

Dance transforming the lives of those living with dementia

Elaine the Director of Moving Minds, a dance project for people affected by dementia run by York St John University, shared this guest blog with Social Vision. Holding brightly coloured scarves that trace and extend

Community projects

Older Citizens Advice York awarded volunteering quality mark

Older Citizens Advocacy York (OCAY) has been named an Investing in Volunteers (IiV) achiever for the 2nd time. The quality award shows that they value their volunteers and demonstrates a commitment to volunteering within the


Would research have an impact on your organisation?

So, I’m going to ‘fess up – research terrifies me. I’ve got so much respect for academics – indeed the whole world relies on research – but it’s just so complex and specialised. But if

Womens Week
Community projects

It’s all happening at York International Women’s Week

Between the 5th -13th March, York’s International Women’s Week has a huge programme of over 30 events celebrating International Women’s Day on the 8th March.  We are delighted to have such an exciting and wide-ranging


Get a fully funded researcher in your organisation

Social Vision is continuing its relationship with York St John University’s Institute for Social Justice by supporting them over the next nine months to embed academic researchers into local social impact organisations. The project will

Community projects

Ending the stigma that Travellers experience

I was lucky to be invited to be invited to the premier of ‘Human – The Voice of Young Travellers’  a short film by York Travellers Trust, Inspired Youth and FutureHY at the Everyman cinema

Social Business

Huge parenting network supports Social Vision

York’s biggest and best parenting network, York Mumbler, has this week signed up to support our free fortnightly newsletter, Social Vision News. Founder Emily Pickard said: I’ve been subscribed to the Social Vision Newsletter since