Over the years UDB has expressed itself in a variety of ways. At different points a greater emphasis has been placed on a particular neighbourhood or group of people and we have used various methods to work with children and young people - for example we have used computers, music, drama or sports. However we have always been guided by an underlying set of values. Language always has limitations in describing our passions and feelings but the following words help explain the values that are important to us as a team and shape the way we operate as a project:


In applying these values we want to support children and young people as they embark on a journey: from our first point of connection we want to build relationships with them, assist them in developing skills, worth and aspiration and to see them transformed as those that have a positive impact on their own communities. The following animation illustrates this journey and is underpinned by the incredible value that all children and young people have: