When you look at a painting you get emotion from it and everyone has an opinion. It’s the same with theatre and dance. I believe theatre is a massive tool for social change.’ – Jodie Marshall, Founder of social enterprise A Mind Apart.

A Mind Apart Uses the Arts to Help Young People

A Mind Apart students at their Annual Performance 2014

Jodie and her team use the performing arts to turn around the lives of children and young people, particularly those not in education and have behavioural problems, ADHD and autism, or are young offenders or involved with gangs.

Davina Patel, Editor of the Changemakers magazine, spoke with Jodi recently. Click here to read the interview and find out more about the great work A Mind Apart do.


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Nisha Kotecha is the Founder of Good News Shared. Having worked and volunteered for charities in the UK for over 10 years, Nisha is on a mission to highlight how amazing charities are.

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