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Young People's Area

Media

"I'm Walking A Life"

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"Whitney Spoken Word"

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"Young People Performing A Song"

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Experiences

"Be good to be close to family and those supporting you"

"Intelligence is more than School smart"

"Young people aren't out of reach. Services are out of reach"

"I just tried to stay out of trouble, connect with family and friends and get early release"

"The word education isn't a great word"

"Young people need a second chance"

"If someone's got something to lose they will fight to keep it"

"Don't judge a book by its cover"

"Knowing your rights and entitlements means you feel more empowered"

"If I complain, I don't think anything will happen"

"The long term affect is massive, but the decision is based on the judges mood"

"Young people should be involved from the beginning"

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Kristin Barker

Kristin has dedicated her career to improving young lives through direct service and broader system change. She recently moved to London from the United States where she provided trauma-focused mental health treatment to young people. She has extensive experience training professionals and community organisations on a variety of trauma-focused topics in order to increase empathy and improve skills among the child-serving workforce and improve systemic approaches to child welfare and mental health. In leadership roles, Kristin enjoys the challenge of cultivating resources and relationships, while removing barriers, to support the implementation of effective interventions to those most in need.