The Vision Project

Through a programme of articles, podcasts and events marking DHI's 20th anniversary, we ask experts the question:

How do we achieve our vision to end social exclusion by ensuring that everyone has their basic needs met and is able to thrive by contributing to the richness and wellbeing of their community?

Find out how you can help to end social exclusion.


The Vision Project
The Vision Project Book

The Vision Project Book

Nov 14, 2019

We've launched a collection of all the articles we have published for The Vision Project. Read it here.

The DHI Podcast Episode 2: Culture

The DHI Podcast Episode 2: Culture

Nov 04, 2019

In this second episode of the DHI podcast, Dom Chambers explores how the culture of DHI helps turn lives around.

Criminal justice and social exclusion: A place for social justice?

Criminal justice and social exclusion: A place for social justice?

Oct 31, 2019

Dr Ian Walmsley believes that we cannot imprison our way to a more equal society. Here, he lays out his alternatives for the Vision Project.

Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Oct 21, 2019

Stephen Robertson, Chief Executive of The Big Issue Foundation, sets out why he thinks that we need a new approach to policymaking if we're going to end social exclusion.

Words matter: the role of literacy in combatting social exclusion

Words matter: the role of literacy in combatting social exclusion

Sep 27, 2019

Illiteracy and innumeracy are often overlooked, but key factors in social exclusion. Jonathan Douglas, Chief Executive of the National Literacy Trust, explores what can be done.

DHI launches new podcast

DHI launches new podcast

Sep 19, 2019

“I turned out the light, I laid back in the bed and I thought ‘what happens now?’ Is there another switch to turn off? I have no idea what to do. How do I get to sleep without alcohol?”

People practice using naloxone, the opiate overdose reversal drug.

Drug-related deaths: a public health emergency

Aug 31, 2019

With drug-related deaths at their highest level ever, following a 16% increase in the last year, Jody Clark explores what can be done.

How we can end homelessness

How we can end homelessness

Aug 22, 2019

Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive of Crisis, explains how he thinks the UK can end homelessness, for The Vision Project.

Where have all the activists gone?

Where have all the activists gone?

Jul 28, 2019

Is harm reduction going backwards in the UK, and if so what can we do about it? Nick Wilson explores these ideas for The Vision Project.

Conservative solutions to the housing crisis

Conservative solutions to the housing crisis

Jul 25, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg gives a different take on the housing crisis, and how conservative values can help to solve it.

Social exclusion: addressing the causes not just the symptoms

Social exclusion: addressing the causes not just the symptoms

Jul 18, 2019

Should the third sector be speaking up about the policies which make our work harder? John Tizard writes for The Vision Project.