A perspective on delivering online arts and culture activities in care settings

This is a guest blog written by Geraldine Montgomerie, Partnership Manager at The Swan Song Project. Geraldine is a member of the cross-sector steering group behind 100% Digital Leeds’s recently announced digital inclusion and arts participation programme in celebration of Arts in Care Homes Day. “Please Come Back”: a guest blog from The Swan SongContinue reading “A perspective on delivering online arts and culture activities in care settings”

Call for partners for Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme

100% Digital Leeds are looking for arts and culture organisations to submit activity for inclusion in digital arts and culture engagement programming aimed at Leeds care providers in celebration of Arts in Care Homes Day We are looking to curate a week-long programme of activity taking place between Saturday 24th September (Arts in Care HomesContinue reading “Call for partners for Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme”

Reducing reoffending through digital inclusion

100% Digital Leeds are leading a project to tackle digital exclusion for prisons, prisoners and prison-leavers in Leeds. Having digital skills, connectivity, confidence, and motivation means prison leavers are better able to success in the areas of their lives that make people less likely to reoffend: Finding secure housing  Managing finances and accessing benefits EngagingContinue reading “Reducing reoffending through digital inclusion”

Community Calling Case Study

O2 and Hubbub launched the Community Calling campaign in Leeds in January 2021. The campaign gifts smartphones with free data, calls and texts to digitally excluded people. 100% Digital Leeds worked closely with Hubbub to coordinate the distribution of phones through our networks of community partners across the city. As well as working collaboratively withContinue reading “Community Calling Case Study”

Creative digital storytelling workshops with LEEDS2023

A series of creative digital storytelling workshops 100% Digital Leeds are pleased to be partnering with LEEDS 2023 to offer a series of free workshops to partners, making creative digital skills and software more accessible to Leeds communities, an idea born via the Arts and Culture Digital Inclusion Network. The workshops are free, assume noContinue reading “Creative digital storytelling workshops with LEEDS2023”

LGA Pathfinder Workshop Two

Leeds is one of nine councils awarded funding as part of the Local Government Association (LGA) Digital Pathfinders Programme, designed to support councils seeking to innovate and develop pioneering initiatives to advance digital inclusion, digital connectivity, and cyber security. 100% Digital Leeds have been funded to develop a Community-based Model to Increase Digital Inclusion andContinue reading “LGA Pathfinder Workshop Two”

Digital arts participation project for Arts in Care Homes Day

100% Digital Leeds and partners are pulling together a programme of creative digital opportunities for care providers as part of Arts in Care Homes Day (24th September). This project brings together 100% Digital Leeds’s Arts and Culture Digital Inclusion Network and work with care homes. The programme will support: care providers to offer remote accessContinue reading “Digital arts participation project for Arts in Care Homes Day”

LGA Pathfinder Workshop One

Leeds is one of nine councils awarded funding as part of the Local Government Association (LGA) Digital Pathfinders Programme, designed to support councils seeking to innovate and develop pioneering initiatives to advance digital inclusion, digital connectivity, and cyber security. 100% Digital Leeds have been funded to develop a Community-based Model to Increase Digital Inclusion and runContinue reading “LGA Pathfinder Workshop One”

Digital inclusion and food poverty

“I’ve sent people to the library to access a computer because if they’re looking for jobs, I mean… everything’s online, they don’t accept written applications, it’s got to be online.” Volunteer, St. Cross Church Food Bank in Middleton People experiencing food poverty are likely to also be experiencing digital poverty. Organisations supporting people experiencing foodContinue reading “Digital inclusion and food poverty”