What’s Coming Up in February?

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?

Celebrating 3 Years of Young People Insight

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

What’s Coming Up in January?

Happy New Year beautiful people!  I hope you had a lovely break and lots of fun over the holiday season.  Are you ready for another year of Young People Insight events? I intend for this year to be bigger and better than ever for YPI, with new things happening and positive changes being made.  I … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in January?

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

Bravery Shown at a Special Poetic Insight

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

Back on Our Black Ish at Poetic Insight

We were back on our Black Ish at Poetic Insight on October 30th, to mark Black History Month.  This was one of my favourite editions of Poetic Insight last year, and this year was no different.  It was a brilliant way to bring Poetic Insight back after the break. First onstage was the amazing Zhanai, … Continue reading Back on Our Black Ish at Poetic Insight

Trapped

Last week, we collaborated with Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) for a special event to raise awareness of trafficking and modern slavery.  I wrote and shared a poem, created especially for the event, which I am sharing below in the lead up to Tuesday's Poetic Insight.  It is called Trapped. He thought he’d get his … Continue reading Trapped