Our food poverty work began with Plate Up tackling school holiday hunger by providing holiday activities with a free lunch. Since Covid-19, this work has expanded to food banks, pantries and social supermarkets meet the surge in need.
Mental ill health is growing among children and young adults and early intervention drop-ins and well-being workshops take place across our schools and Community Hubs. Specialist youth workers are attached to hospital A & E departments and custody centres.
Oasis Restore represents a milestone reform to the UK’s failing youth custody service. Working with the Ministry of Justice, this new secure school will take a holistic, trauma-informed approach to rehabilitation.
Currently 33% of school pupils but only 39 head teachers or principals are from the BAME community. Break the Cycle is a movement to find practical ways of promoting racial equality in education leadership.