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The Inclusive Economy Partnership

Great News… The Hummingbird has been chosen to participate in the Inclusive Economy Partnership’s BOOST Programme. BOOST will be delivered by a unique partnership between the government, civil society and business; the Cabinet Office and DCMS are working with the Young Foundation and EY.  IEP aims to tackle the UK’s most pressing social and economic problems through cross-sector partnerships and by scaling organisations such…
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PwC GameChanger Update

PwC GameChanger update: Last week on the 28th of august the GameChanger participants had the pleasure of visiting Glenariff glens, in the beautiful landscape in the Antrim glens. there they completed an evaluation of the programme so far.James McAleese stated: “Emerging is a complex and harrowing set of back stories, a challenging mix of needs,…
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Training Continues…

Delighted to be delivering our Level 1 Emotional Resilience Training to members of staff from WD Meats Coleraine over two weeks in July and August. The participants unanimously agreed that gaining skills in building and maintaining resilience is the key to sustaining positive mental health. Thanks to Sharon Finlay for the welcome and we look forward to…
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The PwC Challenge 2019

We’re delighted to announce we have been chosen as the PwC Challenge Partner for 2019. Chosen by a panel of independent experts including Professor Siobhan O’Neill of the University of Ulster , over £40,000 will be donated to the programme designed to address Suicide Prevention in conjunction with the Bytes Project and Kippie CIC . Working with young people…
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An Evening with Amplify NI

We were delighted to be invited by Amplify NI to tell our story at their storytelling event to highlight the power that communities and people have when they come together to address social change. The night was truly inspiring and we hope that we contributed to the atmosphere with our vision to empower people to determine their…
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Funding News – ARTiculate

What a great announcement! We have been awarded an ARTiculate grant by the Arts Council NI to work with young people in our area, encouraging them to build their own resilience skills through art activities. We will be working with Big Telly Theatre Co. to enable participants to explore soundscapes and become more attuned to their Inner Echo.

Social Enterprise NI Awards 2018

What a brilliant evening at the Social Enterprise Awards 2018, we had such a fabulous time. Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended.It was a fantastic night and even though we didn’t win in our category we did win the beautiful centrepiece!! It’s wonderful to see the inspiring work being carried out in this…
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A New Board

Colin Flinn – our new Chair, spoke after our latest Board meeting – At our board meeting of The Hummingbird Project NI in our new premises at Portstewart. I’m honoured to be chosen a Chair of this project promoting mental health resilience. See the Hummingbird logo produced skilfully in wood by a Men’s Shed with whom we…
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Very Busy – A New Office

We have been quiet for the last few weeks because we have been super busy! Launched the first phase of our young people’s resilience building project, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. We’ve already had some amazing sessions with a group of spectacular 8-11 year olds, co-designing and using their voices to help other young…
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Amplify NI Sessions

We have begun workshop sessions with Amplify on The People’s Accelerator. By joining the People’s Accelerator, we have the opportunity to develop our project in a supportive and fun environment; to be part of a community of people who share our commitment to tackling social issues and inequalities; to affirm our capacity to realise our idea,…
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