Safe Havens Programme
The programme helps young people recognise the power that they have to bring about change and create safe public spaces to turn to.
The Safe Havens Programme begins with sharing the story of Jimmy Mizen, a sixteen-year-old who was tragically killed in 2008 by another young person in his local community.
The programme runs in schools and youth groups over the course of six half-day workshops, inspiring young people to make their communities safer, and to establish local safe havens – public spaces, primarily shops, that display a Safe Haven sticker in their window and agree to provide a safe space for young people who feel unsafe.
Photo – Faith Peprah, Pupil at Deptford Green School (Attached)
“The Safe Havens Programme For Jimmy ran in my school gave me the confidence to act as a leader in groups; both in and out of school. They taught our group a lot about Jimmy Mizen’s life and that encouraged us to help set up Safe Havens in our local community. The push For Jimmy gave me has now helped me to get involved in student leadership at my school.”
Text JIMM16 £5 to 70070 to donate For Jimmy and make a difference today.
Big Half 2018
Are you up for a challenge?
We have 20 places available to participate in the Big Half 2018, a new one-day festival centred around the half marathon distance. If you would like to take part in The Big Half and select us as your chosen charity then please visit our website www.jimmy.org to register or call us on 020 8852 7855 and speak to a member of staff.