Brighton Digital Festival researching how digital culture impacts young people

Young people taking part in research at the Brighton Digital Festival

By Terry Adams, TDC Community Development Worker with BME Communities.  Earlier this year TDC worked with Brighton Digital Festival (BDF) to explore notions of how the digital world deals with identity and representation. The Brighton Digital Festival (BDF) is an annual month-long programme of events that explore digital culture and celebrate Brighton’s creativity. BDF seeks to … Read more

One step closer – a Dementia-Friendly workshop for Hangleton & Knoll

The Dementia Action Alliance came to the Hangleton & Knoll project

Hangleton and Knoll moved one step closer to becoming a Dementia Friendly Neighbourhood last Wednesday 29th November. Clare Hopkins, Community Development Worker with Older People, and our partners at the Hangleton and Knoll project, organised and hosted a Dementia workshop day at St Richard’s Community centre. Over 20 people took part in a Dementia Friends … Read more

The “I am Able” campaign – transforming lives, regardless of disability

I am ABLE campaign - Look Sussex

On Tuesday 19th September we were proud to support the “I am Able” campaign – highlighting young people who have transformed their lives, regardless of disability. The campaign is an initiative of the DM Thomas Foundation for young people – a charity dedicated to helping disadvantaged and vulnerable young people and children transform their lives.  … Read more

Moulsecoomb Bangladeshi Women’s group at the Coldean Family Fun Day

TDC Moulsecoomb Bangladeshi Women's Group at Coldean Family Fun Day

Members of the Moulsecoomb Bangladeshi Women’s group joined in to celebrate the Coldean Family Fun Day in August – an annual event held at St Mary Magdalen Church in Coldean. The members took along their children and participated in the fun activities and songs as well as trying their hands at making milkshakes! It was … Read more

The TDC ‘Tech Trail’ at the Brighton Digital Festival

This year’s Brighton Digital Festival will be taking place between Thursday 14th September and Friday 13th October. TDC are excited to be working with some of Brighton’s most exciting digital businesses and educators to create a Tech Trail around the city. The trail will inspire young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to learn more … Read more

Community Beacons of Brighton – Sue

Tantrum's Sue Mechen showing off some of the dance outfits.

Tantrum and Mini-Tantrum are a community dance group for young women in the Queen’s Park and Craven Vale area. The group performs full-length dances in a range of styles – from contemporary to hip hop and they practice at The Edge Community Centre every week. Our Community Development workers Amy and Claire put forward Tantrum … Read more

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