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Why we do what we do!

Aims:

  • To tackle poverty in the Gorbals by breaking the negative cycles of inequalities *faced by young people and their families.
     
  • Help give young people a voice and be heard.
     
  • Ensure the rights of every child to relax, play and join in with a wide range of cultural, artistic and recreational activities.

*cycles of poverty, deprivation, unemployment, health inequalities and poor educational attainment

Objectives::

To deliver a vibrant, fun, and effective programme of youth work aimed at developing a range of competences and capabilities to help young people be - successful learners who both attain and achieve; responsible citizens who participate in, and effectively contribute to, their local community; confident and assured individuals who know they have skills and gifts.

Outcome 1:

Improve levels of attainment and acheivement of accredited awards and other learning experiences by young people in the Gorbals.

Outcome 2:

Improve young people's general health & well being in the Gorbals and support them to become more confident and resilient individuals.

Outcome 3:

Increase young peoples opportunitites and release their capabilities to participate effectively in matters that affect them and their communities.