A New Host at Poetic Insight

Shaniqua looks back on July's Poetic Insight, which was all about Dreams & Goals. July was all about dreams and goals at YPI, which was the theme of Poetic Insight on July 30th, and I can say that the night was a dream for me and definitely one of my favourite Poetic Insight events in … Continue reading A New Host at Poetic Insight

What’s Coming Up in August?

We're going all the way through August!! This is the first time since YPI launched as a physical platform that we are going all the way through August, with both The Kickback and Poetic Insight, and another event thrown in as well for good measure, since it's summer after all. So, if you're on holiday … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in August?

What drives you towards reaching your goals?

Hakeem looks back on our goals focused conversation at The Kickback in July. For the theme of July’s Kickback, it was Goals – what’s your purpose in life and what drives you there. We had two great guest speakers for this edition as they shared with us their goals in life, and how they stay … Continue reading What drives you towards reaching your goals?

YPI Spotlight: Elisha Mensah

This month, we're shining the YPI Spotlight on Poetic Insight veteran, regular Kickback participant and YP Insight Family member, Elisha Mensah, whose life has been changed through spoken word. Hello, my name is Elisha. Before I started all this, I went youth club from 2015 till now and I met Paul, my youth worker. I settled … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Elisha Mensah

Why You Should Watch Aadam Speaks’ TEDx Talk

Shaniqua lets you know why you should watch YP Insight family member, Aadam Speaks' TEDx talk. If you've been checking out our Spotlight posts, you would have seen the spotlight on Aadam Speaks when he told us that he had recently delivered a TEDx talk.  I can now excitedly announce that his TEDx talk is … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Aadam Speaks’ TEDx Talk

Growth Displayed at Poetic Insight

Shaniqua looks back on June's Poetic Insight, which was focused on Youth Violence. We've been looking at youth violence all month at YPI, which included Poetic Insight on June 25th. Youth violence is a very big topic, as it is a very big issue affecting our community, which led to some very relatable poetry and … Continue reading Growth Displayed at Poetic Insight

YPI Spotlight: Jessica Stevens

We've brought back the YPI Spotlight segment to shine a light on Poetic Insight veteran and YP Insight Family member, Jessica Stevens, who has found light in darkness through her poetry and most of all, her daughter. Hi all, my name is Jessica Stevens. I’m a 22-year-old poet, spoken word artist and musician in Mitcham. … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Jessica Stevens