Empower Youth Academy aims to facilitate the holistic development of young people on a personal, social, educational and moral level to encourage them to aim higher, aspire towards their full potential and contribute to the wider community, through the guidance of appropriate role models.
To act as a resource for young people living in the Highfields and surrounding areas of Leicester by organising programmes of physical, educational and other activities as a means of:
– Advancing in life and helping young people by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals;
– Advancing education;
– Providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons.
The promotion of religious harmony for the benefit of the public by:
– Educating the public in different religious beliefs including an awareness of their distinctive features and their common ground to promote good relations between persons of different faiths;
– Promoting knowledge and mutual understanding and respect of the beliefs and practices of different religious faiths.