Walking the Frontline: a short film

Photos from the exhibition launch

Since the summer, visitors to Birmingham’s Centre for Voluntary Action (home to BVSC) have had a chance to explore Walking the Frontline, an exhibition sharing the ideas and perspectives of people with multiple needs and those who support them. Our new video takes you inside the exhibition.

View our Walking the Frontline exhibition online

Walking the Frontline

Last month we launched Walking the Frontline, an exhibition in Birmingham sharing the ideas and perspectives of people with multiple needs and those who support them.  Using our interactive online map, you can now explore the displays from the exhibition.

Steps towards employment for people experiencing multiple needs

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Today, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition publishes a new briefing that explores how people with multiple needs can be supported towards employment. It is based on interviews across England with people seeking work, and the practitioners that support them.

Launch of Walking the Frontline in Birmingham

Photos from the exhibition launch

On Tuesday 7 June, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition launched a new exhibition sharing the ideas and perspectives of people with multiple needs and those who support them.

Designed with the help of participants in Voices from the Frontline, a project led by MEAM’s embedded policy team over the last two years, the exhibition tells stories about the challenges people are facing, and the lessons that policymakers can draw from their experiences.

At the opening reception, there were contributions from Dr. Adrian Phillips, Director of Public Health for Birmingham, and Richard Harris, an expert by experience from co-organisers Birmingham Changing Futures Together, who created a new painting for the exhibition.

Our vote is a freedom that we all deserve

Photo: Ben Terrett

Ruth Wallbank is a Systems Broker at Voices of Stoke, supporting individuals experiencing multiple needs. In this guest blog on election day, she reflects on voting and what it means – both for her, and for the people she works with.

Measuring the whole person

A Voices from the Frontline workshop in Nottingham

In this blog, Jonathon Graham from Homeless Link reflects on a new review of research into experiences of multiple needs, and how it links with his work on Voices from the Frontline.