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 [...]
A young black lady has never had any dealings with the police but feels intimidated by them because of the negative experiences felt by friends and relatives.
A boy from Walworth Academy talks about what it is like to be on the receiving end of islamophobia. And how he feels about seeing other people being picked on by police and teachers.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]