Young People Celebrated at Emojis Presentation


Published 24 October


A presentation evening was held at The Hub on 10 October to celebrate the success of the young people on the Emojis project.


Emoji presentation OctoberThe Emojis project, run by the The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Youth Service team, aims to help young people learn to better express themselves, and helps them build their self-esteem and confidence levels.


The evening involved a film showing many of the activities the young people had enjoyed whilst attending the project, and a singing performance.


Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Cllr Howard Hamilton, attended to present the young people with their certificates, and congratulated them on how far they had come as part of the project.


The project is a 10 week scheme and is split into two age groups, Junior aged 8 to 12, and Senior aged 13 to 16.


The young people try their hand at all sorts of activities, including, film making and music production, as well as enjoying trips, all designed to help them improve their confidence, communication skills and emotional understanding.


The project is supported by Families First, Barry YMCA, Fact, and The Hub, as well as the Council’s Youth Service who provide the workers for the project.


Special thanks go to the workers of the project David Hancock, Tracy Mills, Lynise Esprit, Mike Smith and Hannah Brown.