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Listen Up! is looking for community reporters!

Listen Up! is looking for community reporters!

Listen Up! is looking for community reporters!

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Do you (or someone you know) have experience of homelessness and a passion for storytelling? Groundswell's Listen Up! is looking for community reporters in England!

What is the Listen Up! project?

Groundswell’s Listen Up! project aims to educate decision makers of the barriers in accessing good healthcare for people facing homelessness. Our community reporters from across England have experience of homelessness and report on the issues affecting them through the mediums of words, audio, film and animation! Find out more: www.groundswell-listenup-hub.org

What does the role involve?

You’ll work with a Project Officer who will support you to create up to two stories a month. You’ll also be encouraged to come to our monthly reporter meetings, virtually and in person. It is an opportunity to develop confidence, skills and express your creativity!

What support will I receive?

  • Two training days with our partners on our radar where we will provide you with equipment.
  • Ongoing support from a Project Officer and option of support from Groundswell’s Progression Team.
  • No previous experience is needed!

Want to get involved?

We are especially seeking the contributions of people of colour, LGBTQ+ communities, women and people from
marginalised genders, young people, and disabled people. Training will take place on 26th and 27th of September. We will ask for a short piece to tell us why you want to be a community reporter.

To find out more get in touch with Dora Dixon, Listen Up! Project Manager at dora.dixon@groundswell.org.uk or 07881 875606.

This information can also be viewed and shared via Groundswell's reporter recruitment poster.

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