Hemel Hempstead youth group’s multicultural campaign is a winning idea

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A church youth group hopes to spread an important message about the dangers of drugs as part of a multicultural awareness campaign.

The Winners, part of a church and charity group based in Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes, has organised a community day offering expert advice and information as well as dance, music and drama.

Group leader and event organiser George Kufa, 40, of Highfield, said: “I have noticed there aren’t many events in Hemel Hempstead that have a multicultural aspect. By bringing together different performers including traditional African dancers we want to appeal to people from different backgrounds, and spread our message.

“As a youth group substance misuse is something we want to try and raise awareness of.”

The event will feature advice workshops in Marlowes and a musical and drama evening at the South Hill Centre from 4pm to 9pm on Saturday, August 31. Call George on 07827 706906 for more information.

Centre, Cemetery Hill, in Hemel Hempstead.