Young Urban Arts Foundation

Young Urban Arts Foundation

Young Urban Arts Foundation is a charity helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people go places. It engages with young people through music and other arts, not only helping them learn new skills but also to build confidence, self-esteem and self-worth. The aim of the charity is for young people to go on to gain experience, new opportunities such as further training and employment, and to help them overcome personal and mental health issues.

https://www.yuaf.org

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