Films shared by Citizen Network members to inspire change and to grow deeper understanding.
Introducing Democratic Yorkshire
The project to develop a new vision for Yorkshire began at the 2022 Festival of Debate.
Hatty has paranoid schizophrenia and is 33 years old, this is her story of life now with personalised support.
David Zigmond on his new book and the importance of our search for meaning and community.
Restoring Shropshire's Verges
The verges along our roads can be beautiful havens for wildlife and biodiversity if we change how we take care of them
Staying Strong, Getting Stronger
Learning Disability England share their stories and the many creative things the learning disability community have…
Change Is Coming
Tapiolan Kuoro, the Finnish Children's choir, sing from Greta Thunberg's ‘No-one Is Too Small To Make A…
Why Citizenship Matters
What does citizenship really mean and why can the concept change our world for the better?
Building on Mutual Aid
Basic Income and Neighbourhood Democracy could help us reorganise society and shift power to citizens.
Romance, Relationships and Rights
A performance by Canadian self-advocates confronting misconceptions about the right to romance and intimate…
Positive Psychology & Person-Centred Planning
Simon Duffy interviews Michaela Wegener on Positive Psychology and its relationship to person-centred planning and…
Is Basic Income Essential to the Good Life?
Simon Duffy gave this keynote talk for the Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy and as part of the Festival of Debate…
A short film by Plena Inclusión on 'Apuyo Autodirigido' the Spanish term for self-directed support.
Everyone At The Table
This annual gathering of Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy has grown into a celebration of inclusion and a community…
Citizenship: a chat with Plena Inclusión
In this film by Plena Inclusión Simon Duffy explains key concepts like the ideas of inclusion, self-directed support…
The Canary supported Videoblogg Productions to produce a documentary describing the problems with the Universal…
The heart and soul of person-centred planning
Beth Mount reflects on creating a person-centered practice that is rooted in the quest for justice.
A global force for change
Citizen Network is a global non-profit cooperative movement, formed to create a world where everyone matters.
5 Skills for Community Building
Tom Kohler has spent 40 years connecting citizens of Savannah and shares 5 valuable skills for community building.
Beginning with self-directed support
As Finland begins to use self-directed support Keith Etherington and Simon Duffy discuss some of the international…
Ville's self-directed support story
Ville is a mosaic tile artist and self-directed support and personal budgets enabled him to get support to develop as an…
Pekka's self-directed support story
Pekka and his family have been early pioneers of using self-directed support in Finland and found they could get…
A creative project from JDC in Lithuania shows how barriers can be broken down by sharing a cup of coffee.
JDC a day centre without walls
JDC is a day centre without walls which helps people combat prejudice and helps people work together for inclusion and…
Don't take me for a pool!
This film from Quip demonstrates the absurdity of forcing people to live without freedom.
Basic Income and Equal Citizenship
Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform and UBI Lab Sheffield gave this talk on basic income and the idea of equal…
Creating Change - Changing Expectations
Beth Mount and Connie Lyle-O'Brien reflect on lessons learned in moving from institutional models of support to…
The Complexity of Choice
John O’Brien and Connie Lyle-O'Brien explore the complexity of choice for people with developmental…
We Are All Citizens
This documentary, part of the We Are All Citizens project, examines the importance of citizenship for all.
5 valued experiences and 5 accomplishments
John O’Brien and Connie Lyle-O'Brien discuss a framework for thinking about the intent of person-centered…
What is a basic income?
A great short film produced by the Spanish Campaign Group RedRentaBasica.
Together we’re stronger
A film that shows people with disabilities taking their rightful place in community.
Power in the dark
In this film shared by Neighbours International, Beth Mount invites us to “see in the dark”.
Gifts and community
In this film Jenny Trott talks with Patti Scott and Dave Hasbury from Neighbours Inc./Neighbours International.
Transforming inclusive education
Shelley Moore shares her unique insight into transforming inclusive education.
How we do school – Finland
A set of films by the Lien Foundation following a trip their Singaporean colleagues made to Finland, to learn about its…
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A creative collective
PotteryWorks is a studio and gallery in New Westminster, British Columbia sponsored by the Community Living Society.
I am a Citizen Too
Members of People First New Zealand talk about the different types of support they need from government, services and…
Does Money Make You Mean?
In this TEDx film, Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy.
Tackling the fear of disability
SKEP believe that the interaction of vulnerable social groups with mainstream students is key to altering attitudes…
Independent living in Greece
I-living (Independent Living Organization of Greece) was founded in order to promote Independent Living and its…
Using the law
On May 30, 2018 a conference in Stockholm, Sweden focused on the importance of using the law as a tool for social change.
Sharing stories for inclusion
In this film, Krystian Shaw talks about a business he started called The Kamloops Self-Advocate Newsletter.
A film-poem that showcases poetry produced by members of the People Focused Group (PFG) in Doncaster, England.
Introducing Studio 73
Studio 73 is a social enterprise in Newton, British Columbia that produces handcrafted artwork.
Why Northamptonshire Went Bust
Simon Duffy explains why Northamptonshire went bust and what kind of thinking is required to return local government…
Acting with integrity
Have you ever wondered about the lack of progress in human services?
James - the author of his own life
Unable to use his own words, James still led his support team and those around him to new creative places.