community

community

The Drinks Company with a Surprisingly Radical Agenda

Barking-based Company Drinks takes locals on foraging trips and directs its profits back into the community. The mission? To produce “something useful with and for each other.”
Ruby Tandoh
6.11.19
mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.8.19
Sports

How India’s First Female Surfer Is Transforming a Little Village into a Paradise

From teaching the locals how to swim to holding skateboarding workshops for the village school, we scratch beneath the surf-ace of Forbes Asia 30 under 30 2019 honouree, Ishita Malaviya.
Shamani Joshi
4.11.19
LGBTQ

There Needs to Be More Support for Britain's LGBTQ Elders

With the current landscape of queer culture and advocacy so focused on the voices and feelings of millennials and Gen Z, there’s a growing concern that older members of the community are being forgotten about.
Yusuf Tamanna
3.27.19
Views My Own

I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked

Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
Manisha Krishnan
11.21.18
London

North London's Beloved Latinx Market Is Under Threat From Gentrification

Tottenham’s Latin Village is at risk of being turned into flats—but the local Latin American community is fighting back.
Riaz Phillips
11.21.18
california wildfires

I’m Watching the Place I Grew Up Burn from Thousands of Miles Away

California’s devastating Camp Fire is a solemn reminder to look out for one another, wherever we might live.
Daniel Stächelin
11.15.18
crime

Watch: Our Documentary About London's Knife Crime Epidemic

In the wake of multiple knife-related murders in the UK's capital, activist and ex-gang member Josh Osbourne takes an in-depth look at the "code of silence".
VICE Staff
9.21.18
Noisey

One Minute of Music Changed Childish Gambino’s Career Forever

Donald Glover’s five-year-old soul stunner “Urn” stood out in an irony-driven musical catalogue and helped create the maverick artist we know today.
Phil Witmer
8.23.18
loneliness

This Nightclub for the Elderly Is Fighting Loneliness with Tea Party Raves

“We’re the only club event in the world where someone was rushed to hospital because they’d forgotten to take their drugs."
Colin Drury
4.30.18
London

The Community Cookery Class That Introduces People to Sushi—and Their Neighbours

The Made In Hackney cooking course brings residents from across the London borough together to learn how to cook dishes from different global cuisines.
Laura Martin
3.23.18
Homelessness

How Activists Turned Empty London Property into a Thriving Homeless Shelter

It was a utopian vision for how our capital city could be, but as mass eviction looms the shelter is now filled with more fear than hope.
Bob Trafford
3.15.18
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