A former Tayside police officer who set up a social enterprise to bring dance and the arts to young people in areas of deprivation and rural isolation has welcomed the setting up of the £1 million Dundee mentoring scheme BREAKTHROUGH Dundee.
The creator of a ground breaking Scottish charity in Fife which is trying to prevent siblings put into care from becoming estranged has welcomed the setting up of the new £1 million BREAKTHROUGH Dundee mentoring scheme.
The BREAKTHROUGH Dundee mentoring project has the potential to “transform” the lives of the more than 500 young people who will become involved, according to Councillor John Alexander, the SNP administration leader of Dundee City Council.
Ellis Watson, the executive chairman of DC Thomson Publishing, is the chairman of the new youth mentoring project BREAKTHROUGH Dundee. Here he explains his determination to recruit an army of inspirational volunteers to transform young people's lives.