UK360 - Episode 48 - Claudia-Liza Armah
10 June 2013, 08:42
BBC Three's Claudia-Liza Armah presents a collection of stories about inspiring young people and vital community projects instrumental in improving people's lives.
CREATIVE JOBS PROGRAMME
The Royal Opera House's Creative Jobs Programme launched in May 2012, giving 40 unemployed young people aged 18 to 24 a chance to do a six-month part-time paid traineeship at one of 23 high profile partner organisations. However, this was just the beginning as what followed was the Arts Council's Creative Employment Programme. For more information, visit: www.creativejobsprogramme.co.uk and www.artscouncil.org.uk
OUR BIG GIG
Our Big Gig is a community music celebration that takes place across the UK from 11-14 July 2013. This annual event aims to bring communities together to celebrate their local musical talents and get more people involved in music making. All events will be at least four hours long, free to attend and focused on getting attendees involved with music-making. To learn more, visit: www.superact.org.uk/ourbiggig
SUBISM // BLANK CANVASES PROJECT
Subism // Blank Canvases Project is an art scheme influenced by local children's artwork, culminating in a 40m long mural to be painted by artist Billy and installed along the new Mercian Way bypass in Derby. The bright and colourful artwork will give the city of Derby a new visual language and identity. For more information about Subism, check out:
TEAM V – YOUTH HOMELESSNESS
Over 75,000 young people experience homelessness in the UK every year. Check out the best bits of our Team V leaders in action in their first campaign, raising awareness of youth homelessness. Team V project has already affected positive change in communities across Britain. Get involved with the campaign at vinspired.com
Loud Music causes hearing damage. If you want to keep listening, you need to protect your ears. Action on Hearing Loss' Loud Music campaign is all about warning young people to listen safely. For more information on this issue, visit: www.loudmusic.org.uk and www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
BRENTFORD LOCK WEST
ISIS Waterside Regeneration – owned by the Canal and River Trust – is focused on revitalising Britain's waterways. One area – Brentford Lock West – is being redeveloped through various projects, including a farm that is getting young people into work. For more information, visit: www.brentfordlockwest.co.uk
Remember, if you have a film that highlights an inspiring project in your community, email us at UK360@communitychannel.org and it might make it to a future programme.
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