Inspire 180 Project
Inspire 180 project is a young males program which aims to enhance their social, educational and leadership potential. The 180 project is pilot program is designed for, but not limited to young men who are at risk of drug experimentation, criminal behaviour and gang affiliation.
We seek to successfully engage male students in meaningful ways to ensure we build responsible, resilient and successful community contributors and future leaders. In addition to our core mentoring services, Inspire180 works in partnership with government agencies and support partners to provide a range of initiatives to engage and improve the lives of young men through storytelling, mentoring, education and community engagement opportunities.
Throughout the 9 week structured program spanning over a school term, incorporates workshops, activities, leadership and community projects, students will embark on a journey that will inspire and transform their worldview and perspectives on their ability to reach their personal goals, pursue their dreams and realise their full potential.
Building resilience though a holistic approach, strengthening their values and worldview. Nurture and empower young men to build communication, teamwork and leadership skills. Identify and develop self-awareness and strategies to manage life challenges and well-being. Shifting destructive mindsets around substance abuse or experimentation, criminal behaviour and gang association.
- Building healthy, positive relationships and positive risk-taking.
- Identify future goals and pathways towards future employment and personal development.
- Nurture and empower young men to build communication, teamwork and leadership skills. Identify and develop self-awareness and strategies to manage life challenges and well-being.
- Shifting destructive mindsets around substance abuse or experimentation, criminal behaviour and gang association.
Building healthy, positive relationships and positive risk-taking.
Identify future goals and pathways towards future employment and personal development.
Targeted student groups;
Students in Year 9 to 11 who have been identified by the Learning and Support Team or Welfare Team as being at risk of disengaging from their learning and/or at risk of substance abuse, criminal behaviour and gang association.
- ELECT– participating schools to identify students at risk, but not limited to substance abuse, criminal behaviour and gang association.
- ENGAGE – students are actively engaged in meaningful activities and interactive guest speakers and mentors delivered by Inspire180 and support partners.
- EDUCATE – students are provided with learning opportunities aimed at improving their education, future employment and life skills. Instilling values towards a positive worldview.
- ENCOURAGE – Through mentoring process individualised plans are developed collaboratively with students to identify strategies to encourage the students to take ownership and responsibility.
- EMPOWER – students are given special opportunities to interact with community leaders, successful business people and attend leadership events across Sydney that will inspire hope and future possibilities.
All participants will celebrate their achievements in their final session and invited to attend a graduation celebration with an invitation extended to all participants parents, teachers, mentors and facilitators; connecting the schools community while reflecting the positive impact the program has had on the participants life.