Congratulations to Papworth Trust Museum Street Centre for its ‘My Safe Social Network’ project for being shortlisted in the LankellyChase Digital Empowerment awards for homeless and vulnerable people.
A comprehensive and bespoke project including a mainstream qualification course in Safe Social Networking skills that was written with and for the support of vulnerable disabled adults to access social networks and communicate with peers, friends and family in a safe and meaningful way.
Find out more about the project on the Lemos&Crane website by clicking here
About the awards
Twelve projects have been shortlisted for the LankellyChase Digital Empowerment Awards for homeless and vulnerable people working with new and emerging digital technologies. 71 entries were received in five categories. The awards, presented by the LankellyChase Foundation with Lemos&Crane and Thames Reach will give a total of £2,500 prize money to projects using the growing potential of digital technologies such as the internet, social media, apps and SMS for improving the lives of homeless and vulnerable people, giving them a voice, enhancing their skills and capabilities, facilitating peer support and making the services they receive more personalised and empowering. Winners will be announced on 14 May 2014.