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

StreetVibes Youth

StreetVibes offers music and media-based education, training and skills support for young people aged 11-19 years old.

  • Organisation Type: Community / participatory music organisation

Email: sonia@streetvibes.org

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

76-100%

Three most commonly faced challenges

Excluded from school, Attends Pupil Referral Unit, Special educational needs

Age of participants

11-25

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting, DJ/MC, Improvisation, Instrumental tuition, Mentoring, Performance, Research, Technology, Training, Vocal, Youth leadership, Music Videos, Film Production

Genres

African, Beatboxing, Caribbean, Dance electronic, Garage, Grime, Hip Hop, Jazz & blues, Rap MC, Reggae, RnB, Roots, South American

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with StreetVibes Youth are recruited from:

Participants Referred To

Some of the common 'next step' organisations for individuals working with StreetVibes Youth:

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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)