Young People’s Role in Changing the Future of our Cities

Four young people who are active in MAP’s Participation Youth Work in Norwich recently joined a national Key Cities event, representing the voice of young urban Britain.Changing the Future of the Key Cities brought together young people, MPs, Peers, Councillors and other decision makers to discuss the issues facing young people in cities today. Colin Dutton, MAP Senior Participation Youth… Read more →

Support Norfolk’s young people by taking part in the greatMAPwalk

We are launching a new community fundraising activity today – the greatMAPwalk – to help more young people in Norfolk get counselling, advice, guidance and positive activities to support them in times of difficulty and to help them achieve their potential. The greatMAPwalk takes place over the course of the weekend of September 15th-16th 2018 and has been designed to be… Read more →

Prioritising Emotional Wellbeing

A Blog by MAP CEO, Dan Mobbs       So, first of all, let’s understand mental health like we understand physical health. Physical health covers a lot of ground. When I’m really ill and in bed for a week with the flu (not man flu – real flu) – I know that’s about my physical health. When I’m thinking… Read more →

Moving On Up: Social Mobility in Norfolk and Norwich

MAP’s Therapeutic Services Manager Tonia Mihill will be taking part in a panel of guest speakers for the Women of the World festival this weekend in Norwich, looking at social mobility and why young women and girls are disproportionately affected. According to the 2017 State of the Nation report published by the Social Mobility Commission, young women growing up in… Read more →

Young people take over the EDP

Young people from Norfolk will be literally making the news next week when they takeover the EDP newsroom for a day. Ten young people, together with staff from youth charity MAP, will be joining the journalists and editorial team at the EDP on Monday April 16th to produce news features and articles for the EDP of Tuesday April 17th. The… Read more →

Know your Rights!

A Blog by MAP Youth Worker Danny Whitehouse “You have the right to free speech”, according to punk band, The Clash. Here at MAP, we are passionate advocates of social justice, young people’s rights, and young people’s voice, to influence and improve the society around them. We’re putting these beliefs into practice by delivering an exciting programme designed to build… Read more →

A Place to Eat is A Place to Vote

MAP has been chosen as one of John Lewis’s Community Matters charities from February to April so, depending on how customers vote with their green tokens, will get a share of a very welcome £3,000.     The Voting Box is located at the entrance to A Place to Eat – John Lewis’s café on the top floor of their Norwich store… Read more →