Black Angel shares what went into writing their first book and what you can gain from reading it. This combination of stories and poems are a short collection I use to explore difficult subjects, such as sexual abuse and depression. I seek not only to bring awareness of these areas of trauma that many people … Continue reading Exploring Trauma Through Creative Writing
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
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
Young people get a lot of bad press, which leads to negative perceptions of them from individuals looking on from the outside. However, people are usually only seeing what they want to see. All they see is the headlines, criminal activities or bad attitudes, rather than the actual person underneath all of that. There is … Continue reading What is your perception of young people?