Freedom Road Creative Arts


FRCA Legends Book: Celebrating Youth Creativity and Achievement

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Main Grants

Grant awarded

£9,718 over 12 months


This project supports young people to record their creative journeys through Freedom Road’s programmes. Through producing a book, podcast, and website participants will examine how the arts, creativity, community support, and friendship can turn situations around and raise aspirations.

Who, what, where

  • Young people 14-18 years, from the local community
  • Digital media
  • Community connectedness, positive mental health, raising aspirations
  • England, Yorkshire, Hull

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

This proposal demonstrated a strong sense of purpose, service to community, and understanding of local needs. Freedom Road clearly has a distinctive voice and seeks to nurture this amongst the young people with whom it works.