Our Collectives bring together diverse partners, services and organisations collaborating on a collective impact methodology to prevent violence and support young people in focus communities.
SÃO PAULO, BR
A partnership between Fight for Peace and Petrobras, this initiative is focused on the personal development of children and young people in the communities of Nova Savoy (east São Paulo), and Jardim Centenário and Parque São Miguel (Guarulhos).
UP Unity & Peace
UP Unity & Peace brings together 40 organisations and services to deliver programmes and support to young people across six communities in Kingston. Over 60 sessions per week are delivered, reaching 1,500 young people per year. The programme has been operating since 2015.
Newham Youth Partnership
The Newham Youth Partnership brings together organisations that work with young people in the borough of Newham in east London. The goal is to share resources and expertise and deliver more coordinated and holistic support to children, young people and families across the local community.
With a focus on a hyper local area of east London, ACT-AS-1 (All Communities Together Are Strong) brings together diverse and complementary skills from across the borough of Newham, to improve the safety, wellbeing and future prospects of young people.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
A Safer Communities Programme was established in Cape Town in 2016 serving two communities, Manenberg and Gugulethu. This programme brought together 40 organisations to collaborate on the delivery of activities, services and support to young people. In 2019, to ensure its long term sustainability, coordination of the programme was passed to a trained participating organisation, AMANDLA.
Community members from Denham Town and Trench Town, in Kingston, Jamaica raise awareness of gender-based violence through a series of initiatives.
ACT-AS-1 Youth Leadership Group come together in collaboration with Tottenham Textiles to produce a new logo for our Newham-based Collective.
We sat down with ACT-AS-1 Project Lead, Richard Roach, to find out more about the aims of the ACT-AS-1 programme and its impact so far.