BBC Children in Need funding success
We're delighted to announce that we have been successfully awarded a grant from BBC Children in Need to support our Youth of the World activities and work with our partners Manchester Literature Festival, Whitworth Art Gallery, Cross Street Chapel, Walk the Plank, Manchester Literature Festival and Little Lions.
The funding will support between 70 and 90 children from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds from Africa, the Middle East and South Asian as well as first and second-generation British. The children have limited opportunities because of their status or economic position and are unable to enjoy the same freedoms and experiences as their peers.
Our Youth of the World programme aims to change this.
Edel and Estee, our Youth project producers have already started getting plans underway for an exciting programme of stimulating and inspiring opportunities in Manchester's cultural venues, along with access to workshop sessions to grow their skills in drama, dance, music, art and craft.
Watch this space to see what we get up to!
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