Jasmine is an Assistant Participation Officers at Participation People, after years of working on youth led projects where she developed a special interest for creative-led approaches to youth engagement.
She is dedicated to the arts as a tool to empower young people to create positive and lasting changes in their lives and community.
Jasmine has designed and managed the production of innovative learning workshops for young parents in Tottenham and led drama and performance based sessions for young people with severe and complex needs. Jasmine is also a mentor for The Ministry of Stories and Arts Emergency.
A specialism of Jasmine’s is the use of story-telling, creative writing and Spoken Word poetry to help facilitate self-expression and promote deeper understandings of our changing cultural identities.
Whilst at university, Jasmine conducted a research project in New York exploring the social and cultural impacts of the Spoken Word community for marginalised individuals on the fringes of society.
Music plays a big part in Jasmine’s life and whilst at university she produced and co-hosted a weekly soul and hip hop radio show and presented a music programme on her Student Union’s TV channel.