CACT’s Kicks project uses the medium of sport to engage with young people and it’s targeted at those living in communities where they are considered to be more vulnerable to crime either as victims or potential offenders.
The programme builds safer, stronger and more respectful communities through the development of young peoples’ potential, and engages youngsters who had previously proven difficult to reach and guides them towards a range of healthy and constructive activities.
A key objective is to break down barriers between police and young people and reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in the targeted areas. The free sessions for 12 – 19 year olds are proven to reduce crime and anti social behaviour and increase interest in sports, while creating life changing opportunities that lead young people to find employment and education.
As part of the re-launch of the Kicks programme, CACT will be holding a tournament on Friday 1 November, available to both boys and girls aged 14-16.
For more information about CACT's Kicks programme, email Kim Dixson, CACT's London Social Inclusion Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org