The VVU is pleased to share the success of one of the projects we funded in a community grant round. Motivated Minds in Basildon was awarded just under £20k to run the Well Youth Project – dedicated youth club sessions and wellbeing activities for local young people. The project included life skills workshops on topics […]
On a sunny August morning during the school holiday, we popped along to Briscoe Primary School in Basildon to see the ATF holiday activity club in action. We were greeted by 70 smiling faces, a sea of noise and an amazing combination of activities for the children to try. The activity club runs through the […]
In 2020 over 600 young people took part in the Violence and Vulnerability Unit’s listening project, which was to help determine future priorities and work areas for the VVU. Their feedback gave us a few main points for consideration and action: The majority of young people told us that youth violence is an issue in […]
The VVU has supported Gateway978 community radio to reach out to and work with more young people during the Covid-19 Pandemic.