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We know that writing can be a form of cathartic release to many, and can be a deeply satisfying medium for journalistic and emotional expression.

We have endeavoured to work directly with young people in the community who are passionate about their writing and who are looking to develop their skills into a potential future career.

Working with established writers, poets and industry professionals we have striven to give these young people the best possible opportunity to realise the
full extent of their literacy ambitions.

For further information on our Empowering Young People Through Literacy please click any of the stories below to find out more:

> Spread the Word Writing Competition Winners - February 25th, 2014
> First Story Time at Asda, Merthyr - August 9th, 2013

> ICC Family Fun Day - August 8th, 2013
> The Trust appears on Radio Wales - July 24th, 2013
> Merthyr Library Card Competition - July 4th, 2013
> Visit from Children's Commissioner for Wales - April 29th, 2013
> Empowering Young People Through Literacy
> Gemma at Cancer Aid - December 5, 2012
Poems from Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil - November 29, 2012
Gemma's Story Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil - November 21, 2012
Flooks Historical Fun! - October 17, 2012