Amplifying rangatahi voices

A profile of Cooper Sides, an intersectional leader, a team member of the LinC Te Whāriki, as well as host of People of Puāwai podcast which aired on PlainsFM in 2023.

Cooper (they/them) has extensive experience as a youth worker with a diverse range of rangatahi. They are passionate about equity, advocacy and ensuring that marginalised voices are heard and acted on.

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Impacting wider and further with resources

Sift through our ever growing resource library, shared with you to make a difference.

Leadership Lab went beyond the call of duty to provide support for the local Muslim community after 15th March by assisting with practical help in managing the welfare centre and advising on structure and strategy to local Muslim organizations. As a result, the welfare centre was able to run smoothly and organisations were able to assist a large number of affected people." In Peace

Ayesha Jones, Nawawi Center

Explore other areas of our impact across communities and organisations

Our focus continues to become refined and clear on areas where change is critical for equity, hauora and wellbeing, and the enacting of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Enacting Te Tiriti o Waitangi

We understand our shared histories in Aotearoa NZ and promote inclusive practices for all people

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transformative
learning

We are committed to education that meets the needs of all learners and exists in the realities of the modern world

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hauora and wellbeing

We take a broad and inclusive view of wellbeing, which holds quality of life as a high priority

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thriving
relationships

We recognise and harness the power of workplaces as environments to influence the quality of life of all workers

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