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.

In 2021 Easter Mind Body Football Project