Past Projects

The Future Melting Pot has been involved in numerous innovative community projects in the past. Here are a selection:

  • Community TV Station

    Community TV is a way for local people to talk to each other, learn new things about their area, and work together to improve each other’s lives. We’ve started a

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  • The Next Steps Programme

    The aim of this project is to give young people aged 15-25 broad-ranging skills to set up businesses. In addition, the programme develops necessary, sustainable life skills, in order to

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  • Youth Rehearsal Programme

    YRP is a six-month training course for young people not in education or employment. We first delivered this project in 2010 in the Aston, Soho, Nechells and Ladywood areas of

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  • The Riots Review

    In the summer of 2011, a series of disturbances occurred in several English cities. Our ‘Outreach Citizen’s Inquiry’ project wanted to give frustrated young people the chance for their voices

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  • Social Enterprise Heritage

    We got to work on this project in 2011. The aim was to learn about the history of social enterprises in Birmingham. Social entrepreneurs are businesspeople who set up business

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  • Campaigns and the Community

    At every stage, a campaign is strengthened by community engagement, from design to delivery, the involvement of local people improves outcomes. However achieving that engagement often requires a concerted, strategic

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  • Publications

    Click below to access our blog or download some of our reports and publications. These documents are central to our work, evidencing the impact of our projects but also providing

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