Ipswich Community Media

Making Waves

An innovative music and media project aimed at children and young people who are either at risk or already in the criminal justice system. Through weekly one to one music and/or media sessions, young people can choose to either learn live radio broadcasting skills combined with music production or on its own in our state of the art professional standard studios at South Street. The project also delivers vital pastoral support and care and  offers participants the opportunity to be involved in the process of organising and delivering events and. The project works with young people to address challenges around violence, crime, misogyny and sexual violence.

The project achieved 77% success rate in keeping the young people referred from offending behavior.

“Doing work at South Street made me realize my passion for music and the staff make you feel welcome and okay to be yourself”

– Max, 16