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Groundwork - Engaging youth in transforming green space

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    Groundwork - Engaging youth in transforming green space Groundwork - Engaging youth in transforming green space Presentation Transcript

    • No Particular Place to Go Engaging youth in transforming green space
    • About Groundwork
    • No Particular Place to Go Youth consultation project run in West London between 2007 and 2012 Aim: To empower young people to actively participate in the design of outdoor community spaces through a variety of activities. Outputs: Young people engaged gained confidence, learnt new skills and were given resources to enable them to play an active role in shaping their outdoor space and provide a sense of empowerment and ownership.
    • No Particular Place to Go Toolkit A ‘Step-By-Step Guide’ was produced intended as a tool for other practitioners wishing to engage young people in transforming and improving open spaces. Download the Toolkit on our website: http://london.groundwork.org.uk
    • Step By Step Process1. Work out how much say the young people will have.2. Make a list of the things you want to find out.3. Decide what you aim to do at each stage of the consultation.4. Work out how you will access the young people.5. Decide on the consultation method(s) to use.6. Design your tools.7. Make sure your consultation is ethical.8. Build in evaluation.9. Analyse.10. Present your findings.
    • Engagement StrategiesInspirational trips
    • Engagement StrategiesClassroom based activities:e.g. Picture Sorting, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    • Engagement StrategiesSpace Audit
    • Engagement StrategiesModelling
    • Case study: Queen Caroline EstateBefore:
    • Queen Caroline EstateAfter:
    • Moving NPPG forward What do you think? 1. Have the cuts affected your ability to consult with young people? 2. Have you used similar youth engagement models in your work? 3. Could this model be successful in your area of work?
    • ContactSimon SadinskyCommunity Project OfficerGroundwork LondonT: 020 7922 1230M: 0791 3604 360E: simon.sadinsky@groundwork.org.ukWebsite: www.groundwork.org.uk/london