EMPOWERING YOUTH EXCELS AGAIN

EMPOWERING YOUTH EXCELS AGAIN

Over 100 local residents went to visit Empowering Youth’s “Magic of Nature” children’s exhibition at Pensford Field in Kew on Wednesday 22nd October 2014.

Artist Farah Husain and Youth Coach Pam Ibrahima worked with the young people in the field and studio to create an outstanding display of colourful photography, mono printing, sewing and craft based on the beautiful natural surroundings of Pensfold Field.

Supported by a Civic Pride grant and Pensfold Field Trust, the event was opened by Cir. Meena Bond, cabinet member for the arts, and Rachel Tranter, Richmond Head of Arts, local people describe the exhibition as an inspiring and amazing opportunity for children to showcase their work, reflected the importance of the Field as a haven of peace and tranquillity for the local community.

Empowering Youth gives young children the chance to express themselves through Arts, Crafts and Photography, offering them the chance to develop their skills and talents, and feel a sense of achievement through doing public exhibitions of their work.

Pam and Farah said “we were absolutely thrilled with the fantastic attendance”

THE POWER OF IMAGINATION

THE POWER OF IMAGINATION

Richmond Literature Festival 2012

The Power of imagination art exhibition 17th/18th November-Orleans House gallery, Twickenham

An inspiring 8 week art and Literature programme working with vulnerable and at risk students from Twickenham Academy, culminating in an art exhibition opened by Dr.Vince Cable  as part of this prestigious annual festival.

SPRINGLINGADINGDONG

SPRINGLINGADINGDONG

23rd May 2015, a fantastic celebration of natural colours, new life and environmental changes in Springtime. Arts and crafts included jewellery making, sewing, enamelling and monoprinting.

‘HOLD TIITE’ TEENAGERS

BOOK LAUNCH

This project was run with Richmond Youth Services for a group of four year 10 pupils who were excluded from school or on a part time timetable due to social, emotional and behavioural issues. The aim of the project was to give the pupils a positive learning experience, the ability to believe in themselves and to achieve success as well as giving them the opportunity to express themselves safely with a view to settling them back into life and school.The outcome of the project was a successful book launch supported by Richmond Youth Services.

”GLOBAL WARNING”

This was a community based project set up in 2008 in conjunction with Landmark Education, London, as part of a self expression and leadership programme. The project was written in response to the increase in gun and knife crime amongst young people, and gave them the opportunity to express themselves within the safety of a book.
Ten young people participated in this project, submitting poetry, art, graffiti and photography for publication. The book launch was supported by Richmond Upon Thames Youth opportunites fund and covered by the Richmond and Twickenham Times newspaper

”THE BOOK OF NEW TALENT”

Year 4/5 pupils at Chase Bridge Primary School, Whitton participatednewtalents in a whole class project designed to give them the chance to express their artistic and literary talents in a published book. ”The book of new talent” was launched at the schools summer fair in 2009.