Looking Back on 2019, Moving Forward to 2020

Shaniqua gives an insight into the final YPI event of 2019, when we were Looking Back, Moving Forward.  The last month of the year means that it's time look back and move forward, which is what we did on the 17th December when The Kickback and Poetic Insight combined at Project B.  It was a … Continue reading Looking Back on 2019, Moving Forward to 2020

Hard To Take Away the Positives – #GE2019

Elliott expresses his thoughts on the outcome of last week's General Election. The Result Conservative Party: 364 (326 for a majority = 38 seat majority, +47) Labour Party: 203 (-59) Scottish National Party: 48 (+13) Liberal Democrats: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Other: 15 (+2) What happened on Friday morning should have never happened, but … Continue reading Hard To Take Away the Positives – #GE2019

What’s Coming Up in December?

Just like that, we're already in December and gearing up for our final event of 2019.  As always, December is a very quiet month for us here at YPI, with only one event taking place rather than two or more. The Kickback x Poetic Insight The Kickback and Poetic Insight come together as one for … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in December?

Looking Back on 2018 as we Move Forward to 2019

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

Poetic Insight: Moving Forward & Celebration

A month before the first youth forum in January 2016, I launched a short film that kick-started the youth platform that Young People Insight has evolved into. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbpawGxg83s It made perfect sense that the first birthday of Young People Insight would be celebrated with a night of poetry and spoken word, at the first Poetic Insight … Continue reading Poetic Insight: Moving Forward & Celebration

Celebrating Our 1st Birthday at Poetic Insight

This month will be a year since I started holding youth forums as part of Young People Insight, transitioning from simply being a blog and officially kicking off the youth platform.  Celebrating our first birthday will coincide with Poetic Insight, our first event of the year and the first of our monthly poetry nights. Poetic Insight … Continue reading Celebrating Our 1st Birthday at Poetic Insight

Moving Forward into 2017

On December 20th, we had our last Young People Insight forum of the year, and it was all about moving forward.  We discussed how YP Insight would develop and move forward in 2017, as we took a look back on YP Insight in 2016. It was important for me to hear from the young people … Continue reading Moving Forward into 2017

Moving Forward to Become the Change

As I mentioned earlier in the year, Young People Insight is moving forward and bigger things are being planned for this year.  One of the ways that the platform is moving forward is through developing a media campaign/project with youth charity, Fixers. Fixers is an organisation that works with young people aged 16-25, helping them … Continue reading Moving Forward to Become the Change