Homelessness

From a childhood immersed in addiction, criminality and abuse to an Expert by Experience- Michael’s story

Mixed race, Michael grew up in the midst of a large Irish catholic family in which addiction, criminality and physical and verbal abuse were the norm. An outsider in both the Irish catholic and Asian communities, his path to addiction began in his early teens. By 17 he was alcoholic and a heroin addict by […]

Expert By Experience Involvement in Crisis Charity Song

Expert By Experience and singer Mero Hassan has been  involved as a backing singer in a fund-raising song for the homeless charity Crisis Watch the official video here of Ralph McTell performing his 1974 hit “Streets Of London” with Annie Lennox of The Eurythmics and a choir featuring Mero. If you want to support this cause […]

Birmingham Changing Futures Together newsletter – November 2017

The Birmingham Changing Futures Together newsletter (November2017) is now available to download here. Stories this month include the catalytic power of Peer Mentor in driving change and PIE- achieving change with reflective culture

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