Question OneWhat are some of the challengesthat you face with this sort ofwork?How have you overcome them?
Question TwoWhat’s worked for you inencouraging young people to takean active role?What’s been exciting? What’scaptured the imagination?
Question ThreeHow do we get more of this workhappening in the future? What are your top three suggestions?
‘Before I started my life wasn’t great I know, I’ve been there it’s good to let it outLife filled with trouble a mind full of hate Its held in confidence that’s without a doubt We grew some produce and took it home,Went to the local park little did I know, Why buy the food when you can grow yourthis would be the start own?The start of me being someone positive and We’ve done murals making walls tell a story,making changes As soon as I started I knew these projects would be perfectHelping out communities and giving them spaces for me.I always had negative stuff and people was There is litter picks, big tidy ups an d a whole lot morealways mad at me Get involved don’t be a boreThanks to the National Lottery who made all this There is something that can suit you,a reality So get involved in CSC and show everyone what you can do Everyone enjoys this and so have we70 different projects across the U.K From watering plants to pulling out weedsI feel happy to say I have helped make a change I ‘ve always wanted to inspire people with what I do, Being involved with Community Space Challenge has helpedI never knew how an environment could change make dreams come trueCommunities working together can sound insaneYoung people always need someone to talk to Thank you to everyone that has helped us know what weFrom help getting off crime to what they have was wonderingbeen through.. Please don’t hesitate to give us more funding’ CSC member, London, 2012