Some exciting news!

Some exciting news!

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  PRESS RELEASE DATE: 1.2.21 FREEDOM 2 AWARDED A GRANT FROM COMIC RELIEF COMMUNITY FUND (ENGLAND) FREEDOM 2 have been awarded a £4000 grant from the Comic Relief Community Fund (England). FREEDOM 2 Create is a 7 week art programme that is run with girls aged between 12 years and 17 years old focusing on important topics such as self worth, identity, healthy relationships and empowerment. The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) invests in grassroots community-led organisations to bring about lasting change and legacy through projects that support ComicRelief’s themes: Children Survive & Thrive; Fighting for Gender Justice; A Safe Place to Be; and Mental Health Matters. Grants of up to £4,000 are available to strengthen local organisations to give with skills and advice to drive community projects forward, as…
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Welcome to our new Youth Trustee

Welcome to our new Youth Trustee

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Last night we welcomed Elsa as our new youth trustee. Here is a bit about Elsa: 'I’m a first year University student at Goldsmiths College studying Education, Culture and Society. I am really passionate about the power of youth voice and being a part of inspiring change. I love community centred work and currently run a local initiative aimed at spreading small acts of kindness and am very involved some charity youth boards which focus on mental health and anti-bullying awareness. I’m really excited and grateful to be a youth trustee and am looking forward to bringing my experiences and ideas to this exciting role. In my free time I enjoy playing music, attending dance classes and spending time with my family.' We are so excited to have Elsa as…
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Impact Evaluation 2019-2020

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A big thank you to our trustees for all your support during the last year. We had our AGM yesterday via Zoom, slightly different from our celebration AGM last year, but it was still great to get together and reflect on all that we have achieved in 2019. Please take time to read our Impact Evaluation, we would love to hear your thoughts!   Impact Evaluation Jan 2020
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‘My Body My Voice’

‘My Body My Voice’

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Thank you to everyone who came along and joined in the conversation around body image at Havering Museum last night. Our beneficiaries have produced such amazing work and we are so proud of them!! The exhibition will run until the 12th December, so there is still time to go and visit the art work. Contact the museum for times and days that it is open. FREEDOM 2 Create is a 7 week art programme focusing on important topics, such as identity, self worth, relationships, empowerment and goals for the future. Thanks to The National Lottery we had the funding to then host this exhibition, which was fantastic. For more information about our services, please contact mel.manning@freedom2.org.uk
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Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog!

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Anti Bullying Week 2019 Have you ever been stung by a bee? Yes, its very painful, but the reason why it is so painful is that its stinger is released into your skin. It is leaving behind a venomous toxin that can cause a lot of pain and other symptoms. So why am I giving a lesson on bees and giving information that you probably already know? Well this week is Anti-bullying week 2019, ‘Change starts with us’ and whenever anyone talks about bullying or I hear it mentioned, it always takes me back to a place and time to when I was bullied at school. Probably about 10 years after it had happened, I was talking to a friend of mine about my experience of bullying and I was…
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