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 […]
Emerge has been hosting youth work activities at the amazing green Hut at the top of Bowling Park for many years. We are there EVERY DAY for at least an hour after school to spend time with young people as they leave school and start to head home. The location of the Hut, just 100m […]
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 […]
We love youth work – obviously! We believe it is a fantastic way for bringing positive change into the lives of young people! And we think there should be more of it – everywhere! emerge can’t be everywhere, but there is a church in every community so we have developed Growing Youth Work: a vibrant […]
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.
We are looking to sell our Pawson St building to better deliver our vision of reaching young people across many communities in Bradford through locally based community hubs. Selling the building will also enable us to be more efficient with costs and therefore invest more into direct work with young people. e:merge moved into […]
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, […]