YOUNG PEOPLE FROM RACIALISED COMMUNITIES
RE-IMAGINING MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
WHO ARE CHANGEMAKERS?
COULD YOU BE A YOUNG CHANGEMAKER?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS_
HOW LONG IS THE PROGRAMME?
The programme is 6 months (October 2021-April 2022). We will break for the Christmas season and reconvene in January.
IS THIS PAID?
No, it is voluntary. However, there are benefits to taking part which are:
- All expenses paid
- Access to professional networks in your chosen area
- Specialist training in mental health, resilience, and social action skills
IS THIS PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL?
This cohort will be predominantly online with a physical residential (all expenses covered) in the new year.
WILL I HAVE TO DO THE SOCIAL ACTION PROJECT ALONE?
No, the social action projects will be delivered in teams, so you won’t have to do everything alone.
DO I HAVE A SAY IN WHAT SOCIAL ACTION PROJECT IS WORKED ON?
Yes, the four we suggest are not mandatory. The aim of this programme is to let young people focus on the areas they are most passionate about.
WHAT EXACTLY IS EXPECTED OF ME IF I WISH TO BECOME A CHANGEMAKER?
- Take part in our training sessions
- Attend the residential (if you are comfortable in doing so)
- Work with your team to deliver a meaningful social action project
HOW WILL I BE SUPPORTED?
You will have a dedicated staff team that are available throughout the programme
You will receive a toolkit to turn to at each stage of the programme
You will have mentors ready to help you throughout the project