This month, we're shining the YPI Spotlight on occasional Kickback participant and Poetic Insight performer, and YP Insight Family member, Josephine, a creative who is trying to spread positivity and healing through arts on social media.. Heya. My name’s Josephine, aged 22, with a mixed heritage of Ghanaian, English and Irish. I’m an Education Studies … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Josephine
Shaniqua looks back on May's Poetic Insight, which focused on Mental Health. We continued our focus on mental health at Poetic Insight with a very special night at Urban Xchange Bar & Grill on May 28th. Openness and honesty was expressed in abundance through poetry, spoken word and shared personal experiences, which was truly inspiring … Continue reading Openness and Honesty Expressed at Poetic Insight
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
Life Goals was the theme of our forum on June 20th, with the aim of inspiring young people and getting them thinking about the direction they want to take in life. We started by revealing some of the goals we had, which included travelling the word, starting a business, keeping a job, embarking on a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Life Goals
Passion and goals; something inside of you that you want to fulfill; something you hope to be; an imaginary milestone. These were some of the terms used to describe dreams, the focus point of the Young People Insight forum on May 17th. It only seemed right for us to start by sharing our dreams, which included: … Continue reading Young People Share Their Dreams at the YP Insight Forum
Truth is one of the main elements at the centre of Young People Insight, with young people being encouraged to tell their truths in their own words. That is tell their truth without distortion from the media or pressure to say the right thing from others; just raw, unadulterated truth. As the founder of Young … Continue reading Telling My Truth
Empowering the voices of young people is vital in a time when it feels as if their say means nothing. There are young individuals who will give up on trying to have their say altogether, going along with what they are told or staying in the box they've been put into, but hating it all … Continue reading The Basis of Young People Insight: Empowering Youth Voice
In our current society, there is frequent discussions about whether young people are out of touch with the older generation, or if it is the other way around. You will always get different view points or perspectives, but I think that it goes both ways. These two generations have gotten extremely out of touch with … Continue reading Are young people out of touch with the older generation?