We support parents and carers of children of all races who have been marginalised or excluded from school
We offer advice and guidance to the schools, colleges, services and professionals we work in partnership with to improve the wellbeing of children and young people
We work with local teachers and school leaders to reduce school exclusions by encouraging a more aspirational attitude to children and young people facing challenges
We help promote positive BME role models by arranging for BME professionals to talk in local secondary schools
Local partnership work
We have advised Brighton and Hove City Council officers on their statutory duties towards BME young people under the Equality Act
We have reached out to St Giles Trust to reduce local gang activity
We have met with NHS managers to discuss the impact of the NHS Long Term Plan on young people
We have met with local police to discuss stop and search, young people’s mental health and racial profiling
We introduced an inspirational assembly by Award Winning Mentivity mentoring into a local secondary school . They now provide mentoring for local young peoples in schools / colleges in Brighton. This supports local young peoples aspirations, engagement, educational attainment and wellbeing.
Events and consultations
In 2018 we contributed to a Birkbeck School of Law symposium on race, mental health and state violence
In 2018 we contributed to a Difference conference on school exclusion
In 2019 we took part in a Westminster Education forum seminar on children’s mental health
We contributed research based on our experience with race, mental health and wellbeing to the Timpson Review into school exclusion
We are involved in Citizens UK and contributed to the launch of its Brighton and Hove chapter in April 2019
In 2019 we established Families Equestrian Wellbeing Project
In 2019 Project 507 – Trauma Practitioner Development on youth trauma and violence.
In 2020 Launched Yoga Youth Wellbeing Project
In 2020 we contributed to VRU Conference in Brighton
In 2020 Mentivity – Mind, Body & Football.
In 2020 Community Health Research Project.