Over the years Pan's expertise in arts for social change techniques has been called upon to assist in the development and support of specific disadvantaged groups or to address a particular issue in society. Projects have developed through strong links with partners such as Freedom from Torture, Medaille Trust, Refugee Council, British Council, the UN or by invitation from organisations such as The Metropolitan Police and Youth Offending Services.
We now deliver four main strands of work;
- a Refugee Arts Programme
- an Arts Against Violence Programme
- an Integrated Arts Programme
- an International Theatre for Development Programme
Within these strands different projects run throughout the year using a range of art forms and providing participants with creative activity, peer mentoring and leadership training, and a number of community performances and showcases. Participants also benefit from stability, new friends and a chance to re-imagine their lives.
As part of the organisation's development, we plan to expand our successful project models to cities with similar issues across the UK. We aim to increase our impact by helping to change the lives of 10,000 disadvantaged, vulnerable young people per year.