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human K I N D E R Learning Labs shine a light on untold stories, ideas and solutions.

Our M I S S I O N is to connect across different causes, exploring forms of expression which elevate and amplify voices that have been silent or silenced, learning from our collective wisdom for S Y S T E M S C H A N G E. 

human K I N D E R to ourselves, each other and the planet.

 

“recipes of HOPE” Manuscript in development

For the last year we have been exploring the power of food - to share stories of home - as a catalyst for social justice, human connection and community transformation.

Read more about Founder Emma Barrett Palmer’s journey across Europe with her family in The Welcome Tent, cooking and documenting ‘recipes of HOPE’ with uprooted communities across Europe.

Food which tells the stories of home - recipes of HOPE - contributed in The Welcome Tent at Dutch Design Week 2017, photo by Bron Von Doen at VREEMDLAND

Food which tells the stories of home - recipes of HOPE - contributed in The Welcome Tent at Dutch Design Week 2017, photo by Bron Von Doen at VREEMDLAND

 
“Lift one foot and put it in front of the other, if you keep moving the road is created by itself”, Muka Founder of  MukaCariza  sharing her story at Dutch Design Week 2018. Filmed by Dawit Wolde Aregai of  Queen Production

“Lift one foot and put it in front of the other, if you keep moving the road is created by itself”, Muka Founder of MukaCariza sharing her story at Dutch Design Week 2018. Filmed by Dawit Wolde Aregai of Queen Production

 
‘In Our Hands’, a Calais Reunion in London. Photo by Emma Barrett Palmer in 2016. At the unveiling of his statue in 2007, Nelson Mandela said “it fulfilled a dream for there to be a statue of a black man in Parliament Square”.

‘In Our Hands’, a Calais Reunion in London. Photo by Emma Barrett Palmer in 2016. At the unveiling of his statue in 2007, Nelson Mandela said “it fulfilled a dream for there to be a statue of a black man in Parliament Square”.

6 year old Felix, describing the first half of The Welcome Tent journey from UK, to Denmark, to Netherlands, to Switzerland, to France, between October 2017 to January 2018.

T he Welcome Tent 16,000 mile journey was inspired by friendships made in Calais and launched by Robin Hood in Nottingham in August 2017

The Welcome Tent 16,000 mile journey was inspired by friendships made in Calais and launched by Robin Hood in Nottingham in August 2017

Dawit and Emma hosted in the Evaluation team at Dutch Design Week 2018. Read about what happened next  here .

Dawit and Emma hosted in the Evaluation team at Dutch Design Week 2018. Read about what happened next here.

Call to Action  by Founder Emma Barrett Palmer

Call to Action by Founder Emma Barrett Palmer

We made it to the Freedom Farm in Greece - 1st May 2018 - now the real work begins.

2013, UK a collaboration between Social Innovation Lab Kent and Matthew Snyman,  The Dementia Diaries  is an NHS award-winning book and learning resource, designed and developed with grandchildren of people living with dementia.

2013, UK a collaboration between Social Innovation Lab Kent and Matthew Snyman, The Dementia Diaries is an NHS award-winning book and learning resource, designed and developed with grandchildren of people living with dementia.