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Be the Change You Wish to See in Teesside

For the past few months I have been getting out and about and meeting local people. I am working on an idea that Teesside and the surrounding areas can change for the better if people come together to be the change they wish to see. Many of us complain about what is wrong with Teesside… Continue reading Be the Change You Wish to See in Teesside

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What I’m up to in communities

12 years ago I set up a charity to reach At-Risk women and young people and over that time, we played a role in transforming a number of lives. The challenge I began to wrestle with a few years ago though was that for every girl we reached, every family we helped restore, every young person who found a better future; the… Continue reading What I’m up to in communities

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What Jessie Jacobs did Next?

My name is Jessie Joe Jacobs and if you have been following my journey over the last few months, you will know that in April I handed over my role as chief executive of A Way Out, the women and young peoples charity that I had been running for the last 12 years.  It was… Continue reading What Jessie Jacobs did Next?