On Saturday 15th June, young people from across Manchester came together to premiere the short films they made on the issues they find most important, and to celebrate their achievements as the #HomeIsHere project draws to a close.

Over the past year, GMYN has been working with partner organisations Manchester Youth Zone, YPAC Manchester and Trinity House Community Resource Centre on the Home Office funded project, which has supported Manchester young people to tackle prejudice, discrimination and stereotypes, as well as create compelling counters to extremist narratives. The three groups of young people have led their own projects to create films on knife-crime, racism and body image.

Euan Davies, Programme Coordinator at GMYN, says, “The #HomeIsHere film showcase was a culmination of the hard work of young people on the project and was a great day to be a part of.

“The #HomeIsHere partners have created excellent films that we hope will be used by youth organisations, schools and colleges to begin conversations with young people across Manchester.

“The young people that have taken part in the project have been the real driving force behind the creation of each film and their dedication has been fantastic. Well done to all those involved in #HomeIsHere!’

View their videos below.

A video from young people at YPAC Manchester on knife crime.

Manchester Youth Zone on racism.

 

Trinity House Community Resource Centre on body image