Empowering Young People of Colour

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Move with love. Look at the world through a positive lens. Use our energy to have ideas, celebrate the good, focus on solutions and be the change we want to see. This does not mean we ignore what is not working. Our aim is to create safer spaces to share, discuss, process and inspire confidence. Taking an active role in dismantling what is not working and creating new systems is essential to the wellbeing of people of colour. Creating environments where young people are empowered to stand up for what they believe in. Change starts from within. Recognise that change operates at a number of levels: • Things we can do personally and within our own family and friendship groups • Within the youth organisations that we represent (Our focus) • Within our immediate communities and places of work • At a national and international level (Requires investment) 5

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