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 inspirational mentoring to a local secondary school by organising a visit from Mentivity 

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