September always feels like a new start in the youth worker’s year, and this year is no different, and it is completely different! We want everyone to know that we are open and looking to do as much with young people as we can in safe and secure ways. We are encouraged that young people […]
We did it!!! Summer youth work despite Covid 19!! Our summer work is usually big, involving hundreds of young people and their families! The sort of big that does not fit with COVID 19 guidelines. We were desperate to be able to reach out and support young people during the summer months and were worried […]
Working toward positive wellbeing in young people is one of the most important things which emerge does. Not because every young person we work with has a mental health problem – they don’t – just a few do. It is instead because we want the very best for every young person we journey with and […]
Can you help us raise money towards our summer programme? We are looking for people to sign up to do a Facebook fundraiser for emerge, to help raise £1000 towards our vital summer holiday programme. – The first ten people to raise £100 will get a free emerge branded hoodie or drinks bottle for their […]
Enabling young people to be more involved in their communities has been a growing part of our work over the past couple of years. Developed through our young leaders schemes, we have groups of young people in three communities who are committed to doing things which make their communities a better place. Groups meet regularly […]
Last week, Joseph Rowntree Foundation released their ‘State of the Nation’ report, showing how in work poverty is at its highest level for over 20 years, and that across the country an average of 9 children in a class of 30 will be living in poverty.
Since February our London young people have been working in partnership with Pump House Gallery and renown poet and musician Nego True to explore poetry and story telling. During these sessions the group has explored issues of knife crime, the perceptions of youth by society and life experiences and looked at how writing techniques such as metaphors, […]
Summer is here and we are getting excited for all we have planned!! There is so much going on! London kicks off with a big summer BBQ and giant water fight, while Bradford begins with a week of Sanctuary. London is then getting creative and active and Bradford sporty and geeky. Finally it all ends […]