A Golden Decade of Opportunity awaits Birmingham

Commonwealth Games runners

Councillor Sharon Thompson, Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness, reflects on the impact that the Commonwealth Games will make in Birmingham. On Thursday 28th July, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will get underway, kick-starting 11 days of sport and bringing the global spotlight onto a city that for too long has been […]

Designing out Homelessness

Aerial shot of Birmingham

Planning for what you want to achieve not just what you want to avoid. There are both individual and structural factors which drive homelessness and exclusion. We need to tackle both. We need to create an inclusive universal domain which enables people to thrive and to use their talents and skills, and we need to […]