Often, conversations around youth leadership understandably focus on the benefit this has for young people. But, behind each of the success stories is a story less often told of the individual adults who have enabled the young people’s success.
The Black Lives Matter movement asks many of the same questions posed as part of Hope Streets: What stories from our past are preserved, and which are hidden away? What questions do we need to ask and what truths do we need to learn about the names memorialised in statues and street names?
Produced by Blaze, this entirely young people powered programme celebrates creativity, heritage and diversity. The Festival of Hope is a pioneering festival that places young people at the heart of design, making, programming and production.
Cultural education charity, Curious Minds, has delivered a project designed to facilitate youth engagement with five North West museums through location-specific public arts events called ‘Hope Happenings’.
How can arts and culture give our young people hope? Curious Minds' Head of Innovation and Inclusion, Kelly Allen, shares her thoughts on the role that arts and culture can play in improving mental wellbeing for children and young people
Our Hope Streets Project Coordinator, Saul Argent blogs about his experience in the last few months, putting together multi-sector teams from different walks of life to rethink the way we engage young people with heritage.