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A networked approach to promoting meaningful musical pathways for young Londoners facing challenging circumstances.

Acts 29

Acts 29 is a community arts organisation which works closely with secondary schools, local authorities and local music hubs to deliver our mission; to empower young people to realise their purpose and mobilise their potential through music and youth work.

  • Organisation Type: Community / participatory arts organisation

Email: maxine@acts29.org.uk

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Proportion of the young musicians who face aspects from the Indices of Multiple Deprivation

26-50%

Three most commonly faced challenges

Economic deprivation, Mental health problems, Homeless

Age of participants

11-18

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Ealing, Hillingdon
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Vocal, Training, Performance, Mentoring, Composition/songwriting

Genres

Rap MC, Pop and Rock

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with Acts 29 are recruited from:

Participants Referred To

Some of the common 'next step' organisations for individuals working with Acts 29:

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Definition of Indices of Multiple Deprivation

The Indices of Deprivation 2015 provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas (Lower-layer Super Output Areas) across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation:

For more information see: Gov.uk - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)