The Peer Action Collective (PAC) is a groundbreaking network of young people who are designing and conducting research about young people’s experiences of violence, and turning it into positive action.

On the 19th October, over 60 young people and local professionals joined our free Peer Action Collective event hosted at Plymouth Guildhall, and signed up to become Changemakers; supporting our research into ending youth violence.

Providing an opportunity for powerful and engaging discussions about the prevention and cause of youth violence, plus live music, free food, fun games and quizzes; our event was a huge success!

Aiming to involve 10-20 year olds across the city of Plymouth in our exciting new Peer Action Collective project, by encouraging them to become ‘Changemakers’ and make a change in their local community; our team were delighted with such a fantastic turn out of motivated young people on the day.

Check out our Instagram Reel, to experience the buzz of the day, and see our ‘behind the scenes’ video tour of our event.

By opening conversations with young people, we continue to give them a voice, and start to create change. We can’t wait for our next event! Watch this space…

The Peer Action Collective is a £5.2 million programme, which aims to give young people the chance to make their communities safer, fairer places to live. It is funded by the Youth Endowment Fund, the #iwill Movement (a joint investment between The National Lottery Community Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) and the Co-op group.

To find out more about our Peer Action Collective project, or to become a Changemaker, visit our PAC webpage today.