When you come out of prison how do you stop yourself from going back to your old ways? JJ talks about the importance of having a strong mindset: "You have to have a strong mindset. Like I was in prison four years ago and even before that I was stabbed as well. But to have the mindset to not retaliate [...]
This is the story of a mother who had the feeling her son had been stabbed. ".... I didn't see the stabbing but I knew it was going to happen before it even happened. Because I saw the movement. Yeah, I saw the movement so... and he run off so I didn't know where he was. And then I called [...]
Who are your friends? A young person talks about his experiences with hanging around with the wrong crowd. Before he realised it things got out of hand. It was only then that he discovered something else about the friends he had been hanging out with.
Chris asks young people at Bede Youth Adventure Project what can be done to help stop knife crime. The children ask for more funding for youth clubs and education to tell people that once you get involved in gangs and knife crime you can never get away from it.
... or would you rather talk with a youth worker? In a Let's Talk session held at Bede Youth Adventure Project Chris talks to young people about how they feel talking to their families about knife crime. We discover that most children feel more comfortable and less judged when talking to a youth worker.
After five Forums in a range of venues, here is a substantial video discussion featuring panellists from the past two years of working around Southwark in schools, a youth club and a theatre. https://vimeo.com/495904895 Contributors alongside the young people of Southwark include - two seasoned youth workers, Fokrul Meah and Donna Wallace a very senior retired Civil Servant from the [...]
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 [...]