What to get involved in your community? Raise Up is a group of up to 20 young people who are passionate about doing good in there community and creating awesome ways for young people to come together and have some fun.
Drop In, social sports day! This is where all young people can utilise the Local facilities to come together for basketball, badminton and table tennis.
Words from your Coordinator
My name is Kerri-Lee Lawrence, I am the Mangere Youth Development Coordinator. I have a bachelor in communications & media arts, majoring in Event Management and Public relations.
I love music and dance and am passionate about inspiring, helping and supporting the youth of today to better themselves and the world. I have a beautiful little family, with a 2 year old daughter who lights up my world.
Events is my passion, I find so much joy in seeing the amazement, excitement and enthusiasm on people’s faces when an event is showcased and presented. I feel that the youth of today have been given the platforms to make the world amazing and I have faith that they can use them to create heaven on earth, using communication, creativity and curiosity.
"“The best thing Raise Up did for me was turn me from a follower into a leader. At meetings and events, if there are issues that need to be solved I jump in and fix them rather than stand back and let other people do it.” "