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The Social Switch Project piloted in Salford

Four schools in Salford – Salford City Academy, Irlam and Cadishead Academy, The Albion Academy and, Buile Hill Academy – have joined a pilot of The Social Switch Project, a multi-layered social media education programme that aims to empower and educate frontline practitioners in online behaviour and support young people to live pro-social and harm […]

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Salford awarded funding as part of Violence Reduction Unit’s investment in communities

SEVEN organisations in Salford have been awarded funding from Greater Manchester’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) to help reduce violence and hate crime, improve community cohesion, and provide opportunities for young people. Salford is the third borough in the city-region to receive funding from the VRU as part of its £500,000 investment in community-led pilots, outlined […]

Odd Arts

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Odd Arts

Next in our community alliance spotlight series is Odd Arts. Part of the Manchester community alliance, Odd Arts is a Manchester charity delivering innovative and creative programmes, across all art forms, with vulnerable and excluded groups. Specialising in delivering theatre-based programmes that challenge and change attitudes and behaviours, Odd Arts work with participants to devise […]

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Success of hospital Navigators in Greater Manchester, sees project expanded

Launched in May 2021, the Greater Manchester Navigator Project works with young people aged 10-25, to help them to cope and recover from their experience of violence and assist with access to local support networks to prevent the potential of further violence. Initially rolled out in four hospitals across Greater Manchester (Royal Bolton Hospital, Salford […]

Angels Dance

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Angels Dance helps to build a safer community in New Bury

Located in New Bury, Angels Dance teamed up with the local community and Raise the Youth Foundation on the Protect Project, a summer activity programme focused on exploring issues of conflict and restorative practise, to provide young people with the skills to prevent violence, repair harm and ‘protect’ young people from trauma. Funded by the […]

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