Participants Share Their 2017 YP Insight Experience Pt. 2

As we approach our final event of 2017, when we'll be looking back at another year of Young People Insight, some of the individuals who have been involved in the platform this year will be sharing their YP Insight experience in 2017.  Today, some first time participants and regular attendants share what the YP Insight … Continue reading Participants Share Their 2017 YP Insight Experience Pt. 2

Participants Share Their 2017 YP Insight Experience

As we approach our final event of 2017, when we'll be looking back at another year of Young People Insight, some of the individuals who have been involved in the platform this year will be sharing their YP Insight experience in 2017.  Today, a number of the poets who performed at our celebratory Poetic Insight … Continue reading Participants Share Their 2017 YP Insight Experience

Guest Post: My Review of Young People Insight in 2017

As we approach our final event of 2017, when we'll be looking back at another year of Young People Insight, some of the individuals who have been involved in the platform this year will be sharing their YP Insight experience in 2017.  First up is regular attendee, Alana Monet-Telfer, who looks back on how much … Continue reading Guest Post: My Review of Young People Insight in 2017

What are your thoughts on online dating?

Online Dating was the topic of conversation at The Kickback on November 21st, chosen by regular participant Stephen, who also took the lead this month.  His experience with online dating and desire to talk about it made him the ideal individual to start off and navigate the conversation, making the night a lot of fun. … Continue reading What are your thoughts on online dating?

Guest Post: Attending the Vlogstar Challenge Event

Chinelo Chizea, 18, tells us about her experience at the Vlogstar Challenge, a one-day workshop that gave 15-25 year-olds the skills and confidence to develop "powerful and compelling blogs". On Sunday 17th of April 2016, I took part in the Vlogstar Challenge after being told about it by Shaniqua Benjamin.  This event was a video blogging training … Continue reading Guest Post: Attending the Vlogstar Challenge Event

The Recurring Problem

Unemployment.   A recurring problem, Showing no sign of going away, No matter what you might hear them say. Youth unemployment figures, Yo-yoing up and down, But not actually telling the full story, Not revealing the full extent of the problem. Young people like hamsters, Running round and round in a wheel, Asking for experience, but … Continue reading The Recurring Problem

Being unemployed makes young people feel useless

Annoyed.  Frustrated.  Tired.  Stressed.  Confused.  Depressed.  And most of all, useless.  These are terms some young people have used to describe their feelings of being unemployed.  One young person added, "There isn't much you can do without a constant income", while another went further to say, "It felt like I couldn't do anything". In this … Continue reading Being unemployed makes young people feel useless