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Common Purpose: A model for enhancing complex service designs in the prevention of higher harm youth violence
Publication: April 2021
Colm Walsh discusses the Common Purpose approach to tackling youth violence...
YMCA and Youth Work Education
Publication: February 2021
Tony Jeffs marks the closure of the YMCA George Williams College in London ...
The Importance of Our Wild Stories: The Citizen Enquiry into Youth Work in the Time of COVID-19
Publication: January 2021
Batsleer et al capture key findings from youth workers keeping diaries as part of the Citizen Enquiry into Youth Work in the Time of COVID-19....
Under many pressures: the beautiful small acts and everyday persistence of youth workers hanging about with young people
Publication: November 2020
Batsleer et al outline the latest themes from youth workers' diaries about life under Covid....
#unitydoc: Participatory Filmmaking as Counter-Storytelling
Publication: October 2020
Will Mason and the Unity Gym Project reflect on the creation of the #unitydoc documentary produced by young people in collaboration with a filmmaker. He explores the merits of filmmaking as an evaluative tool, especially as a way of using counter-storying to address narratives of stigma and the racialisation of young people. ...