‘A community is only as strong as the stories it tells about itself.’
I love this quote from Tarell Alvin McCraney, the writer of award-winning Moonlight. It typifies much of my work, no more so than the new blog I’ve launched for Forever Manchester.
Another Music highlights the great community work in Harpurhey and Moston in north Manchester, an area that’s had its share of negative headlines.
I’ll be reporting on youth projects, health and wellbeing initiatives and arts and crafts activities. And I’m getting local people involved too. By the end of the year all the website content will be written by the community itself.