It's actually mad. We're already halfway through the year, which means that we're halfway through another calendar of YPI events. All of the events that have already taken place have been unique and rich in their own way, bringing a different flavour each time but always bringing people together. This month, we will be focusing … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in June?
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
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?
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