Comics Youth CIC
Comics Youth helps young people in Liverpool who feel marginalised, have poor mental health, or who have experienced trauma or abuse overcome their difficulties through therapeutic drawing. Its ?gamified? reward system encourages young people to complete ?levels? and improve their art. The therapeutic power of drawing not only gives the young people a means of creative expression, but also lets them describe harm as part of their recovery. The Fore funded Comics Youth to launch a unique publishing house and a magazine, Marginal, to showcase the work of its young artists. This will increase the profile of Comics Youth and its young artists through the magazine, leading to new opportunities for both.
Funding programme:COVID-19 Response: RAFT
Funding round:2020 Summer
Location: North West
Sector: Youth and education, Health and wellbeing, Arts and culture