Doreen Sinclair-McCollin – “Your Map Is Not Your Territory”

Doreen Sinclair-McCollin from Elevated Minds talks about the meaning for "Your Map is Not Your Territory" ahdn how she uses this phrase to help young people realise that with a change of mindset you can massively change your outlook as to what you can achieve. Related links: Elevated Minds Coaching

2022-01-14T20:52:37+00:00January 7th, 2022|

“It’s not about where you come from; it’s about where you’re going”

Sherifa talks about how mentoring can help with low self-esteem and lack of confidence which may stem from being born on an estate. She talks about how a change of mindset is crucial for change to take place.

2022-01-14T21:09:44+00:00December 24th, 2021|

Let’s Talk – Origins and Purpose

Chris Haydon talks about the origins of CTVT and the 'Let's Talk' project. The Let't Talk project began after a spike in Knife crime in London, and an event was organised in March 2018, where people from all sections of the community came to give their views and discuss knife crime and gangs, and what could be done about this. [...]

2022-01-14T23:36:50+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Media Focus on the Negatives

Black people are often portrayed in a negative light by media who want them to conform to stereotypes. Gang members, stabbings, drugs and violence. But this is something that most black people are not. So why does the media persist in keeping this negative image alive? And what are the consequences for black people and society as a whole?

2022-01-14T23:40:28+00:00September 21st, 2021|

Young People from Elevated Minds Training Police Recruits

Elevated Minds is an organisation that works with young people who are at risk of becoming vulnerable through being excluded from school, or who are regularly absent from school. It works on improving their mental health and wellbeing with a focus on emotional and social development, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The project Elevate 2 Success delivers a training programme to [...]

2022-01-14T23:56:05+00:00August 27th, 2021|

Police and Trust – Children’s voices

A child from Surrey Square Primary School talks about how she would like to see policing in Southwark and around the streets where she lives and goes to school. Shw says she would like to see more police, to ensure her neighbourhood is "safe and peaceful". Another child at Blue Elephant Theatre speaks about how she witnessed a stop and [...]

2022-01-15T00:18:10+00:00March 31st, 2021|

“Nowhere to Turn”

  A young person at Bede House Youth Adventure Project comments in a discussion over who you can turn to for support if you witnessed someone being stabbed. A police officer asked, "if you were in a situation where you felt you needed support; is there anywhere you think you could go to get it?" The young person responded, "Don’t [...]

2021-01-01T23:08:15+00:00January 1st, 2021|

“Police Have a Negative Name in Society”

A young person in Bede House Youth Adventure Project makes an observation in response to the question, "what do you think when you see a police officer?" One person said simply, "They're trouble." The young person in the recording says, "I feel like police officers have like a really negative name in society. Because a lot of people get stopped [...]

2021-01-01T22:33:44+00:00January 1st, 2021|
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