July 26-31 2021

Avada Festival
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Avada Festival

Events

Listen Up Manifesto Launch

We are six activism organisations joining forces across the UK to empower, platform and drive young voices for change. Young people aged between 12-25 years old have created this Manifesto and Campaign.

Mental Health in Education

Newport Mind present a podcast looking at Mental Health in education, specifically secondary school provision for teachers.

PEERS training launch

This launch event will explore the PEERS training. This training is a guide for professionals on how to navigate conversations with young people about mental health in a way that is comfortable for everyone.

The Resilience Lab

In this interactive workshop, you will get to explore some of the pressures facing young people today and learn about ways to take the pressure off and to look after yourself.

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.

Being a Young Refugee

The Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) presents a podcast on the false and harmful stereotypes that refugees confront. Narrated by KRAN's Youth Ambassadors, young refugees describe their reality, made worse by common myths about who they are, and what they seek.

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