Our youth forum returned with a loud voice on February 21st, as we sat down to talk about dating and romance in Project B. However, the focus of the conversation stayed on the many aspects of dating, not giving us a chance to get on to romance. It was a lively and diverse discussion, which went … Continue reading What’s Your Idea of Dating?
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending a debate/discussion entitled #ICantTrust, which was presented by the youth magazine Live Mag UK. This event allowed young people to have a voice, while also aiming to address the issues surrounding race relations and policing. The evening was interesting, insightful and inspiring, as I gained new information, heard … Continue reading Why it is important for us to be the change
It has intrigued me to see that the hashtag, 'CameronMustGo', is still trending and shows no signs of weakening, despite having kicked off at the weekend. What intrigues me more is that it comes at a time when there are numerous news stories about the effect of the government's actions or influences on young people's … Continue reading Why your vote can make a difference
I recently finished reading HOOD RAT: Britain's Lost Generation by Gavin Knight, which allowed me to get into the minds and actions of some young individuals mixed up in drugs and gang culture. Just like John Heale's One Blood, this book was a learning curve that gave me an even deeper perspective of young people … Continue reading We need to step up and make changes to stop the cycle
As I spent time speaking about the sick condition of this world with my granddad and how the young people of the world were caught up in it, I started to think about whether the youth of today are worse off than previous generations. The response to this would never be straightforward, because of the … Continue reading Are young people worse off today than previous generations?