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    Esmée's hackathon and me: a young environmentalist’s look into how change is made

    Following a hackathon to address the lack of diversity in the environment sector, Hemlata Pant, a Youth Representative for Action for Conservation, writes about the experience.

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    Esmée announces new Director of Creative Confident Communities and A Fairer Future

    We're thrilled to announce the appointment of Veda Harrison as our new Director of Creative, Confident Communities and A Fairer Future.

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    £1.8m Reinvent Performing Arts funding awarded to 40 arts organisations

    We're excited to announce 40 new grants worth £1.8m, which we have made through Reinvent Performing Arts funding. This one-off funding is part of our response to the pandemic and provides additional support to some of our grantees as they re-open and lockdown eases.

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  • Hackathon to address the lack of diversity in the environment sector

    Challenging conventions for a diverse and equitable environmental space

    In April, over 50 individuals representing a range of organisations came together to participate in a Hackathon seeking to address the lack of diversity in the environmental sector.In this blog, IYPC member Daniel Seifu shares his reflections from the event.

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    Response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report

    Following the publication of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, we wanted to reaffirm our commitment to racial justice and to all those working to challenge systemic and institutional racism to create a fairer future.

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    Reinvent Performing Arts

    As part of our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committing an extra £1.5m for Reinvent Performing Arts funding. With this additional funding, we hope to support current grantees working in the performing arts and to provide a boost to support their existing plans for re-opening over the next year.

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    Making a real difference: reflections on working with Esmée to involve young people

    Thalia Papanicolaou and Samuel Zubair from our Involving Young People Collective reflect on their time so far at Esmée. They discuss the opportunities for leadership and training that have been provided, how the experience allowed for personal development as the project progresses and how they're making a real difference to how Esmée works already.

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    Involving young people: what we’ve learnt 10 months in

    With the help of Hudl, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has been working with the Involving Young People Collective (IYPC) for 10 months. But what have we learned? Thalia Papanicolaou from the IYPC interviewed Catherine Hills and Lulu Wright from Esmée on their expectations, learning and future hopes for Esmée and the Collective.

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    Hackathon addressing the lack of diversity in the environment sector

    Amira Ismail, one of our young consultants with our Involving Young People Collective (IYPC) writes about plans for a Hackathon to help us address the lack of diversity in the environment sector.

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