During Mental Health Awareness Week, Shaniqua shares some of the steps she took to look after and improve her mental health. As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we had a great series of conversation on Instagram Live on Wednesday, with me talking to Elliott, Mhairi, Daniel, Demi and Elisha. Their shared experiences and tips were … Continue reading 8 Steps I Took to Improving My Mental Health
Shaniqua gives you a snapshot of the conversation at The Kickback in November when we were talking about Gender Identity. The Kickback on the 19th November saw us sitting down to talk about Gender Identity, as suggested by Kris. Although Kris couldn't be at the event, he sent through some questions that were used as … Continue reading What do you think gender is?
Shaniqua continues to look back on a deep conversation at The Kickback, focusing on youth violence. It was a real big conversation on June 18th, which means that I had to divide the write up into two parts, but that just means double the gems and knowledge for you. There is just so much to be … Continue reading How can we drive down youth violence? – Part 2
Shaniqua looks back on a deep conversation at The Kickback, focusing on youth violence. On June 18th, we sat down to talk about youth violence, a topic that continues to be an important at YPI, resulting in really big conversation. So big, in fact, that I've had to split the conversation into two parts. I … Continue reading How can we drive down youth violence? – Part 1
When self-love became a significant talking point during our conversation on healthy relationships last November, we knew we had to have a conversation dedicated solely to self-love, which happened at The Kickback on February 19th. Mhairi led out on a deep, intriguing conversation that had us all engaged and thinking hard. To warm us up, … Continue reading What does self-love mean to you?
It was time to celebrate 3 years of Young People Insight on January 15th, looking back on how the platform had come into being and all the memories shared. It was a special night in a room filled with warmth and love. Although The Kickback and Poetic Insight were not combining for the first time, … Continue reading Celebrating 3 Years of Young People Insight
It was our final event of the year on December 18th, as we came together in Urban XChange Bar & Grill to look back at 2018, and make plans for moving forward in 2019. As it was the final event of the year, we of course had poetry and spoken word as well, bringing The … Continue reading Looking Back on 2018 as we Move Forward to 2019
We were talking Healthy Relationships at The Kickback on November 20th, which led to a great conversation with so much said that I had split the write-up into two parts. Part 1 provided insight into our thoughts on what relationships are, what makes them healthy and the idea of agape love. After speaking about what … Continue reading What makes a healthy relationship? – Part 2