knife crime unsurprising perhaps given the West Midlands recently recorded the biggest increase in knife crime outside London.
As part of their research the group held workshops.
Says Joe: 'One of the things
knife and gun crime. Taking a stand against youth violence, Bilal Awan joined more than 200 people for a minute silence opposite Downing Street to remember those killed in knife
crime only leads one way A self-confessed ex-teenage tearaway has started filming for his Fixers project, which encourages young people to stay away from drugs and knife crime
knife crimes Following the stabbing death of his friend in May 2008, Evans Amankwah (20) from Reading has become a Fixer to educate young people about the lethal consequences of carrying
The group have previously produced films over the past few years, and are currently developing a script that looks at the subject in a unique way, as they
crime and make positive life choices.
The 25-year-old says: Drug and knife crime was just a normal part of growing up.
Hearing about people being killed on the street
knife crime as I know people that have been killed as a result of it, says Stuart.
I think people carry knives for all sorts of reasons.
'Some think it s cool
knife crime epidemic is broken homes. She hopes agencies and all those involved with young people will support children whose parents have separated.
The GCSE student has created a video
knife crime, often building on something personal to create change using their insight and authority.
Thanks to a 7.2 million grant from the Big Lottery, Fixers will be working with
knife crime and drugs while not losing sight of our message - "There s always another way."
I hope the film inspires more young people to make something of their lives
Advice on what to do when you think you're on the verge of harming your baby.
'Ashley' is highlighting the fact that LGBTQ+ hate crime remains a problem.
Charlie has written a song about living with anxiety.
Lou is helping people to understand what it means to be non-binary.
A film showing how people censor their lives online.
Emmanuel is urging young people to strive to achieve their career goals.
This film is based on a real life story about how anxiety affects pupils in the classroom.
A film to help people see what an unhealthy relationship is.
A comic book to help people fight anxiety.
Caitlin's film aims to help with the transition from school to college.
A wristband design will help teachers spot young carers.
Leanne is fed up of people not believing that she is disabled.
Marcus is highlighting the signs that someone may be feeling suicidal.
Esther is encouraging young people to be themselves.
Kayleigh says coming out doesn't have to be a big deal.
Shannon is shining a light on life with anxiety.
Jordan wants people to understand complex PTSD.
Daniel is appealing to British teens to be grateful for what they've got.
Katie is showing people there's nothing queer about being gay.
Challenging teachers to support young carers.
Buses in our community don't accommodate the needs of young people.
Mason and Ellie are urging people to stop dressing to fit in.
Emily hopes her film will help people understand Alzheimer's and support families more.
Hannah wants to help young people dealing with grief.
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Adam had to wait 18 months for mental health support. He hopes his music video will change the outcome for others.
Claire wants young people to persevere with their dreams.
Students are educating their peers about the prevalence of food poverty in the UK.
Sam used to be homeless and hopeless. He's turned his life around and wants others to know they can too.
Nancy wants children to think carefully about how they dispose of plastic.
Ciarán wants students to keep a lookout for vulnerable people in their midst on campus.
Why calories aren't the enemy - and healthy eating is so important.
James shows what life is like living with anxiety.
College students want to use media positively to prevent online dangers.
Archie looks after his younger sister and wants better understanding of what young carers do.
Katie says self-doubt held her back but boxing gave her self-belief
A group of aspiring actors are calling for better roles for black and Asian people.
A young mum wants social workers to listen and not judge.
Mentoring can help with your self-esteem and career pathway.
Care leaver Julia is raising the aspirations of teenagers growing up in foster homes.
Calli wants to help people understand the impact abuse has on a victim's life.
Teachers need to respect the pupils and students need to respect the teachers.
Stay safe as a pedestrian by turning off devices and concentrating on the road.
Lucy and Millie were the victims of cyberbullying.
A group questions why fast food options are plaguing their community
Ben Simms and his group from Watford FC are encouraging those with disabilities to work in sport.
Layne wants people to shun celebrities and choose real people as role models.
Welsh students want to reduce the stigma surrounding free school meal provisions.
A booklet designed to help people with their wellbeing.
A group of students from Worcester Uni have made wristbands promoting mental wellbeing.