April 17th, 2010

The Whole Picture

Sometimes when working with young people we can jump to the wrong conclusions especially in the cloud of negative media that surrounds them. Potentially it is easier and arguably safer to have lower expectations of the young people we see, but at Canaan Project we try to approach young people with the opposite attitude, that of high expectation. The attitude which says, they can achieve and they have the potential. Sometimes young people rise to the challenge and in the process understand more about themselves and their lives. Take a look at this clip…