Reflecting on the Progression of Young People Insight

As you've probably noticed, there hasn't been any information about a forum this month, but it's only because we're on a break until October 18th comes around.  However, this doesn't mean that the work has stopped, as this month has given me plenty of time for reflection and allowed me to start putting some ideas … Continue reading Reflecting on the Progression of Young People Insight

How do you think we can make our society more peaceful?

September 21st is The International Day of Peace and it was highlighted on Croydon Radio's 'Inside Story Radio Show' on September 16th.  I feature on the 'Inside Story Radio Show' every month to give updates on Young People Insight and this month, it was requested that I ask young people the question, "How do you … Continue reading How do you think we can make our society more peaceful?

Guest Post: Breaking Barriers Through Dance

Chaz Bonnar, 24, shares his story so far, which has led to him using dance and the creative arts to "educate youth about positive health and wellbeing". A lot has changed for me over the last 10 years. Even though I came from a good area of Glasgow and had a good childhood, I still had my own issues to … Continue reading Guest Post: Breaking Barriers Through Dance

Lost Communication

Inspired by the discussion on relationships in July and the emphasis on communication, this poem draws on our struggle to effectively communicate and how essential effective communication is for healthy relationships. You talk to me, I talk to you; Effectively Conversating, Sharing our thoughts, Engaging in healthy discussion, Solving conflict; That is what communication, Good … Continue reading Lost Communication