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Itaca Project

Pupil Parent Partnership – UNITED KINGDOM

Mission - We help young people overcome barriers, make the most of education and get their lives working. Objectives - develop and provide:

- a range of multi-disciplinary support and education services within a broad therapeutic framework for young people and their families;

- training and consultancy services for professionals;

- community initiatives as a context for the services and training mentioned above, so adding value and effectiveness, as well as establishing a creative platform for future developments;

- financial and business solutions to support the range of interventions engaged in.

Some Relevant Projects: PPP Gun, Gang and Knife Crime Mentoring Project; Home Office Community Fund; Training ex-prisoners and gang members to act as volunteer mentors. Providing a programme of activities, workshops and therapeutic sessions for young people involved, or at risk of becoming involved, in gun, knife and/or gang crime. PPP has developed in the last years many European projects to carry on European exchange of praxis and reflections since only with a real comparison it'll be possible to face the different problems regarding youth (social desease, creimes, juvenile gangs, etc.)