Jhemar gives young people a voice

Last updated: 25 May, 2022

Meet Jhemar, 20, working with the Lambeth Peer Action Collective partnership (PAC).

Having joined the PAC to help make positive changes in reducing and abolishing knife crime, Jhemar is also gaining new skills and opportunities.

“The PAC is so important to me because I am developing skills, which will always stay with me. Skills that will help me to run future campaigns to help achieve my goal of abolishing knife crime.

“I’ve had a lot of opportunities already. I’ve been speaking with professionals from all different parts of society and developing my communication, organisational and campaigning skills. Things I wouldn’t have been able to do without with the PAC.”

“The research from Co-op and the PAC shows that my generation is calling out for opportunities to get on in life. I hope more young people can get the opportunities I have through the PAC to fulfil their futures.”

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