Compassionate Acts // Better Decisions

Welcome to our space where we celebrate, explore and promote people’s work and people’s expressions of our common humanity around the world in this time of existential challenge from the COVID-19 virus pandemic. 

We believe #CompassionateActs lead to #BetterDecisions for people and societies, and we wish to collect and share your evidence.

This repository carries examples, reflections, and studies of the motivations that any of us can channel to increase our capacity to care for others – we are capturing the conscious choices and actions which people and groups make.

Tell us about the compassion in actions and decision-making you are practising and observing. Get in touch if you have articles to signpost or contribute.

Join us in telling the world how #BetterDecisions lead to #CompassionateActs.

Human Rights are central to pandemic recovery

Corona virus global pandemic recovery

UN report offers us a way to navigate pandemic and recovery with a course-correction for long-standing public policies and practices that have been harmful for people and their human rights

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The power of compassion in a time of Corona virus

Compassion in Politics

In the eye of the pandemic, the cross-party movement Compassion in Politics is campaigning to make lockdown decisions more compassionate

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I’ve never experienced togetherness like it…

An inspirational film about the positives of human behaviour during the pandemic has given its creators a huge sense of togetherness

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Our Black History in healthcare is honoured

Our Black History in British and global healthcare is honoured in a new recovery-hospital’s name: The NHS Seacole Centre

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‘Supportive communities will outlast the virus’

Some call them Local Angels – around the world volunteers are stepping up to support people who are extra vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus 

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The humans offering safe havens

Individuals, businesses, and governments can choose compassionate solutions for people who have no home or for whom locked-down home is a perilous place

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