Why your vote can make a difference

It has intrigued me to see that the hashtag, 'CameronMustGo', is still trending and shows no signs of weakening, despite having kicked off at the weekend.  What intrigues me more is that it comes at a time when there are numerous news stories about the effect of the government's actions or influences on young people's … Continue reading Why your vote can make a difference

We need to step up and make changes to stop the cycle

I recently finished reading HOOD RAT: Britain's Lost Generation by Gavin Knight, which allowed me to get into the minds and actions of some young individuals mixed up in drugs and gang culture. Just like John Heale's One Blood, this book was a learning curve that gave me an even deeper perspective of young people … Continue reading We need to step up and make changes to stop the cycle

Making the move to pursue his dream: Matthew’s Story

With the USA College Basketball Season set to tip-off this week, there is no better time to shine the spotlight on a talented young man who is pursuing his dream of playing in the NBA. Matthew Don is a 21-year-old London native, who grew up in Croydon.  Growing up in Croydon was a "fun" experience … Continue reading Making the move to pursue his dream: Matthew’s Story

What is your perception of young people?

Young people get a lot of bad press, which leads to negative perceptions of them from individuals looking on from the outside.  However, people are usually only seeing what they want to see.  All they see is the headlines, criminal activities or bad attitudes, rather than the actual person underneath all of that. There is … Continue reading What is your perception of young people?