After the dragging on of January, we have finally made it to February! This means that the year should go a lot faster from this point on, and that we are focusing on love at YPI. That's right; it's all about different aspects of love for us this month, which makes us really happy, because … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in February?
There are instances at Young People Insight that truly blow me away and make all the work I put in feel more worthwhile than anything in the world. This month's Poetic Insight was one of those. On November 27th, Poetic Insight came to Urban XChange Bar and Grill for the first time, which I was … Continue reading Bravery Shown at a Special Poetic Insight
The conversation at The Kickback on November 20th was all about Healthy Relationships, which I knew was going to be a great conversation, but I wasn't prepared for how great it was going to be. There was a whole lot of ground covered and a whole lot we couldn't even get to - we genuinely … Continue reading What makes a healthy relationship? – Part 1
Anti-Slavery Day was on October 18th, so to mark the day and raise awareness of modern slavery, we collaborated with local organisation, Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) for a special event. On October 16th, we combined discussion and poetry at Project B, giving individuals of all ages the opportunity to learn from each other and … Continue reading Raising Awareness of Modern Slavery with CCAT
It was all about goals at The Kickback on July 24th, as we thought about the goals we had and goals we could aspire to after hearing from positive, inspiring young people. To start the conversation, I asked what a goal is. Mhairi made us all laugh with her witty response: "Where you aim in … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Goals
Young People Insight were collaborating with I Am More CIC on June 26th for a special event to raise awareness of young carers - a topic that is not often discussed. What became clear on the night is how much awareness needs to be raised about young carers, as a lot is not known and … Continue reading Raising Awareness of Young Carers with I Am More CIC
"What will happen if we focus on peace for a week?" was the thinking Katie Rose had that led to her to developing and organising Croydon's first ever Festival of Peace. On June 19th, we focused on peace by combining The Kickback with Poetic Insight, as part of the programme for the festival. "This project … Continue reading Celebrating Peace at The Kickback / Poetic Insight