Pixie’s Housing Option

Pixie found herself sleeping rough when she was 16 years old. She recalls her experiences of trying to find place to live and the reaction of the housing providers to her plight.

4thWorld is a project that produces films in collaboration with people find themselves without a secure place to live. The aim is to support people to share their stories in order to affect change in their lives.

There are constant spotlights focused on these communities and it’s rarely the case they are able represent themselves and their experiences. It is generally agreed amongst change makers that in order to lead change, they need to understand often-complex problems from the perspective of those affected by them; their decisions need to be informed by the people who require the change if the change is to be sustainable.

4thWorld Issue 1 was a video magazine was produced with people from Leeds, supporting them to reflect on their experiences, their skills, their barriers and goals. They worked with a filmmaker on all aspects of producing their film, which they shared with decision makers and change makers in their local area.

4thWorld Issue 1 was a partnership between St. Georges Crypt, Simon On The Streets, The West Yorkshire Learning Consortium and Lippy People.

Enjoyed this watch rest of the 4th World Video Magazine Issue 1 here.

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