Our projects

Our projects unlock the potential in children, young people and young adults, helping them to develop confidence, a sense of agency, and the skills they need to thrive and build successful futures. All of our projects are free of charge.

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Homegrown 31

HomeGrown31 is where young and aspiring creatives, artists and changemakers from across the Black Country and Birmingham come together to be creative and develop new skills to lead on their own initiatives!

Man Made Youth

Man Made Youth inspires, cultivates and showcases the creative potential of young men. The project provides a safe space for young men to explore their personal identities through performance.

Go Play Sandwell

We are passionate about advocating everyone’s right to play! Go Play creates innovative opportunities for play for children, young people and their families in Sandwell.

Girls CAN

Girls CAN works with girls across Sandwell to develop their wellbeing, confidence, life skills, and aspirations. The project helps to build peer networks through which girls can support each other and take action to lead positive change in their communities.

360 Sports

360 Sports provides physical health and well-being activities so that children, young people and young adults can enjoy active and healthy lifestyles.


M.A.D.E (Music Aint Diverse Enough) is an educational music programme that gives young people an insight into the music industry and supports their development as musicians.


Brotherhood is an empowerment and wellbeing mentoring programme for young Black males of African and/or Caribbean heritage in Sandwell and Birmingham.

Next Generation Now

Next Generation Now is Powered by CAN's team focused on youth voice. We run projects centring youth voice across the Black Country - contact us to find out more.