Program to give back to region with Acts of Kindness

Those going about their day across the state’s North in the coming days could be treated to a surprising act of kindness From Saturday to Monday, six young men from JCP Empowering Youth’s BEAST Program will join mental health charity Make Runs Maxi to give back to the region. Over the course of the three… Continue reading Program to give back to region with Acts of Kindness

Will Smith attempts to start Syrian soccer team for at-risk children

When Launceston-born Will Smith told his parents he was going to one of the most dangerous countries in the world to work with some of the most at risk children, they weren’t thrilled. But, Mr Smith acknowledges achieving goals shouldn’t be easy. Mr Smith, who is based in the state’s North-West, has been following the… Continue reading Will Smith attempts to start Syrian soccer team for at-risk children

JCP Giving Back: Refugees say Thank You

Most teenagers don’t understand how taxes work. But 14-year-old Ahmed Omer knows taxes are the reason he and his two mates Mickey Imran and Obsa Shafee are able to have a happy and safe life in Tasmania. The loveable trio have been taking part in JCP Empowering Youth programs. The organisation is a small group… Continue reading JCP Giving Back: Refugees say Thank You

2020 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year – Will Smith

Follow this link to Director of JCP Empowering Youth, Will Smith, feature video from the Australian of the Year Awards: Police officer Will Smith’s desire to help disadvantaged young people has taken him from local football clubs in Launceston to the Lebanese and Syrian border.

Will Smith returns from kicking goals on the Syrian border

When Will Smith arrived in Lebanon his transport didn’t show up, his translator couldn’t translate and his accommodation – that’s a story for a different day. But, what followed were some of the most inspirational and terrifying days of his life. The director of JCP Empowering Youth – a small group of dedicated Tasmanian leaders… Continue reading Will Smith returns from kicking goals on the Syrian border

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