Shifting power

Practical advice, guidance and inspiration for developing Co Production and the role of Experts by Experience within your organisation.


We are committed to transforming the role of Experts by Experience within the refugee and migrant sector. We want to support organisations to take practical steps towards shifting power to people with lived experience and create spaces for everyone on this journey to share and learn together.


Resources and toolkits to help guide you through setting up and planning projects with EBEs and recruiting trustees with lived experience

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Guidance: Running EBE groups

Co-created guidance with Experts by Experience exploring how to run effective and meaningful group sessions.

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Guidance: Recruiting EBE Trustees

Co-created guidance with Experts by Experience exploring how organisations involve trustees with lived experience in their board.

Workbook: Setup an EBE Group

A practical guide to take you through the things you need to do to set up an Expert by Experience group for your organisation.

Reading: Useful resources

Crowd-sourced, recommended reading and resources on range of topic related to participation, coproduction, Experts by Experience and community organising.

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Toolkit: EBE Project planning

A toolkit to help you plan and develop a project with Experts by Experience.

(To use the EBE Project Toolkit you'll need to sign up to Miro, then duplicate the board. If you want to work on paper use the PDF)

Notes: Rolling Notes from Network Meetings & Lived Experience Forum

All the notes, presentations and learning from the previous topics covered at the EBE X Coproduction Network meetings, and the notes from the Lived Experience Forum meetings.

View Network notes


Join our #experts-by-experience channel on slack to connect with other people working on this, ask questions and share your learning.

Join the Slack


Join the EBE X Coproduction Network. Meet Ups for and led by people involved in setting up and facilitating ‘user groups’ or coproduction activities with people with lived experience / Experts by Experience from refugee, asylum seeking or vulnerable migrant backgrounds.

We meet bi-monthly on zoom. Sessions are advertised on our Good Practice Meet Up group.


We run courses throughout the year to support organisations with this work.



Get in touch

If you have a question about Explore Adapt Renew, please email Lora at Refugee Action. We aim to reply within one week.

Email Lora