Our impact

Our networks sharing their experiences and expertise

  • Debs Teale wrote for Metro UK for Mental Health Awareness Week.

  • Steve Arnott wrote for Metro UK ons haring his name with the Line of Duty DCI.

  • Debs Teale spoke to the Yorkshire Post on how an art class changed her life, and why social prescribing should be a priority in mental health.

  • Beth Thomas spoke to BBC Radio West Midlands for Children’s Mental Health Week.

  • Debs Teale spoke to BBC Radio Leeds on why she’s advocating for creativity for Mental Health.

  • Brenda Birungi aka Lady Unchained featured on the Second Chance Podcast by Raphael Rowe.

  • Steve Arnott wrote an Opinion Piece for Children and Young People Now on County Lines.

  • John Crilly featured on the Better Human Podcast.

  • Craig Jones MBE featured in The Guardian G2 speaking about coming out in the military following the LGBT+ ban.

  • Marie Van Herteryck wrote for Metro.co.uk on being diagnosed with Autism at 45 and the importance of Autistic-led organisations.

  • John Crilly wrote for The Justice Gap on Joint Enterprise and the change that is needed.

  • Marie Van Herteryck spoke to BBC Radio Three Counties on her late diagnosis of Autism.

  • Jasmine Moreton wrote for Metro UK on why we need to hear more stammering voices in the media, following the campaign #NoDiversityWithoutDisfluency.

  • Beth Thomas wrote for Children and Young People Now on the Child Mental Health Emergency, and shared her own experiences.

  • Craig Jones wrote for the Metro UK on Remembrance Sunday as he and 24 LGBT+ veterans were invited to the Cenotaph for the first time. More stories from Fighting with Pride were published in this article.

  • Jasmine Moreton spoke live on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire for International Stammering Awareness Day about why we need to hear more stammering voices in the media.

  • John Crilly featured on the Tortoise Media Podcast, and spoke at a live ThinkIn sharing his story and how it illuminates a wider injustice for those convicted under joint enterprise.

  • Angela Frazer-Wicks gave this talk for BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought.

  • John Crilly wrote for the I News on Jimmy McGovern’s prison portrayal in the BBC’s drama Time.

  • Journalist Milly Chowles interviewed Angela Frazer-Wicks for her BBC Woman’s Hour series ‘Second Chances‘. We connected Angela and Milly as part of our workshops with the Family Rights Group.

  • Amanda Hailes and Brenda Birungi from our Spokesperson Network were interviewed in the Metro for a piece on Women in Prison.

  • One of the Family Rights Group Panel members featured in the Guardian, an audio recording of it was then featured in a BBC Woman‘s Hour segment with Chief Exec Cathy Ashley speaking live.

  • Anne-Marie Douglas gave this talk for BBC Radio Four’s Four Thought.

  • Brenda Birungi aka Lady Unchained presented her first BBC Radio Four documentary Unchained featuring Amanda Hailes.

  • Simeon Moore and Lady Unchained were featured in BBC Radio 4’s Lights Out programme on Prison Sentences.

  • Onjali Rauf has gone on to deliver a Tedx London Talk

  • Rachael Gibbons gave this talk for BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought.

  • Our Being the Story talks have been watched over 91,000 times on YouTube with viewers worldwide

  • Amanda’s story was featured on BBC Stories and on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

  • Travon was live on Channel 4 News to share his experience of the care system. 

  • Bryony Albery and Simeon Moore have both appeared on Channel 4 News

  • Simeon Moore, Anne-Marie Douglas, Travon Steadman, and Bryony Albery spoke at Byline Festival 2019

  • Ric Flo and Dom Raban were featured in the Guardian, read Ric’s article here and Dom’s here.

  • Steve Arnott has been featured in the Guardian and the Mirror

  • Lady Unchained has gone on to deliver a TedTalk

  • Caroline Kennedy’s talk is being used in training by NHS Health Scotland

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