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Black Woman Kindness Initiative
At Black Woman Kindness CIC, we are interested in self-care as the means to building self-confidence and resilience among Black women to build a stronger community. We are challenging the notice of the Strong Black Woman showing no weakness. We do this through our paid-for practical workshops, events, and discussion groups delivered through Black Woman Kindness Initiative. Our CIC is a company…
Idea for research
Idea for research
We aim to explore the influence of art on the wellbeing, lifestyle, and happiness of individuals. Our project involves conducting qualitative research among Black and Asian women aged 18 and above in Redbridge. Our goal is to gain insights into their current wellbeing, identify existing local activities, groups, and resources, and discern how to integrate art into the community, positioning it as an asset to positively impact the wellbeing, lifestyle, and happiness of the local communities.
Impact of idea
We created a platform to help black women prioritize their self-care. We aim to help them make lifestyle choices that puts them in the driving seat. improving confidence & empowering them to take control of their wellbeing. The Black Woman Kindness Initiative is a community centred organisation. We believe a collaborative and supportive approach will contribute toward building a stronger and more resilient community. We collaborate with Charities & community organisations and are always willing support upcoming small businesses. Improvement of well-being and personal development in marginalised communities, including Black and Asian women, through the implementation of art and culture in local communities.
Questionnaires to be prepared by the student (semi-quantitative - to include lifestyle information):
Demographics for the area
Well being status
Ideas about art resources/activities

Data can be used for funders, local authorities to accelerate the establishment of support art spaces for the local community.

If you have any existing data or information you would like included in a project, please tell us what kind of data these are

What new data or information would you like to be collected in this project?

Application process
Application criteria
We think this would suit a student who is interested in art, design, culture, and social studies.

It might also appeal to students who would like to put their skills to good use! Students with skills in research, interviewing, storytelling, design and experience in mixed methods approaches.
Is this project fully accessible to students with the disabilities?