July 26-31 2021

Avada Festival
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Avada Festival

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Importance & impact of youth involvement

Youth participation is a difficult cliff to traverse, and can feel hard to do in a way that meets an organisation's needs and those of the young people too.

More than a statistic

Headlines about young people with lived experience of care focus on the negatives. We’re told they’re trouble-makers, don’t do well at school, live their lives on benefits and getting mixed up in crime.

Discovering the power of your story

Delve into the world of storytelling and change making! You will learn how to apply clear techniques to your writing to help influence, empower and encourage others to take action and support your cause.

For Us, By Us: Shake!’s legacy of political youth work

Annick Météfia and Haneen Hammou, co-producers of the upcoming Shake! Research report will share their learnings from the experience of researching the impact of Shake!’s radical and political youth spaces in the last 10 years.

Stop and Search

Young people of The Warren are joined by the head of stop and search in Hull. We work with many young people who have been through the stop and search process and feel they have been stereotyped not only because of their race but also their age, appearance and gender.

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