Imagine A Country is Community Justice Scotland’s national event 2022.
Exploring visions for a better Scotland with creative minds Val McDermid, Lemn Sissay OBE, Byron Vincent, Professor Jo Sharp and Ely Percy. Over 400 people attended via Zoom, with many inspired by the hopeful conversation. #ImagineACountry
A snapshot of audience feedback:
‘It made me go up and get my 14 years old writer daughter down from her bedroom to hear some inspirational writers’
‘I like the idea that hope is powerful’
‘I have better understanding of how creativity can help in difficult circumstances’
Watch the full 90 minutes here!
Amazing event by @ComJusScot #imagineacountry 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 @lemnsissay absolutely outstanding as always! Would of been fab to have had this in the flesh. Maybe next year? #CommunityJustice #LivedExperience #TraumaInformedJustice pic.twitter.com/iJisUloZ9k
— Shumela Ahmed (@Shumela_MDofRLP) March 17, 2022
I feel energised by today’s #ImagineACountry @ComJusScot annual event. Thanks @valmcdermid @ProfJoSharp @ely_percy @lemnsissay & @IAmByronVincent for your insights into how we can imagine a different country. Challenging yourself to be hopeful is hard, but we all need to do it!
— Ainya (@AinyaTaylor) March 17, 2022
#imagineacountry a hopeful and inspiring event by @ComJusScot. ‘We must imagine everything before we can begin to implement it’. Compassion, Hope, Care, Listen, Include 🙏 Chocolates by @gracechocolate2 were the perfect touch 🍫 pic.twitter.com/2wIW1HTVqG
— Kirsty Giles (@KirstyGiles3) March 17, 2022