4 Jul

Neequaye Dreph Dsane’s Street Portraits in London’s East End

Myvanwy, Star Yard, Brick Lane
Myvanwy, born in Shoreditch, runs a cultural marketing agency and also mentors young people, helping to steer careers and life journeys. Her view is that if everyone mentored one young person, incidents of youth suicide and knife crime would be dramatically lowered.

Real wonder women take to the streets – in pictures

by Marcus Barnes | Street Art | The Observer |The Guardian | All images, Marcus Barnes
Mimi, Southey Street, Penge
Mimi, from Islington, works as a holistic health consultant and is studying to become a counsellor.
Holly, Commercial Road, Spitalfields
East Londoner Holly used to work in a care home and uses art and spoken word to advocate healing, self-acceptance and empowerment.

Tracy, Fashion Street, Shoreditch

Tracy, originally from Oxford, manages a preventative program for children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour. She works with a group of volunteers who advise young people on social skills.

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