Assets Mapping

The Junction Assets Approach Map

During May and June 2013 over 50 young people from Leith were asked for their thoughts and feelings in regard to what they liked about the area they live in. Young people identified lots of places they think are community assets including shops, parks, places they like to hang out with their friends and a range of youth organisations including the Junction. During the Friday Chiller a total of 15 young people did an amazing job of turning all the information gathered during Drop-Ins and on Street Outreach into the Asset Map you see in the pictures below. The map does a great job of highlighting the strengths and positives that young people think and feel about their own community.

Some of the commets were: