What social expectations would you change?

Shaniqua looks back on a thought-provoking and entertaining conversation at The Kickback, which focused on social expectations. The Kickback returned for the first time in August since 2016 for another big conversation, this time on the topic of Social Expectations.  Leading out on the 20th was Vanessa, as this was the topic of her choice. Vanessa … Continue reading What social expectations would you change?

Putting in Work to Achieve His Dreams: Joel’s Story

There has been a certain buzz around the UK music scene over recent years, which is likely to serve as inspiration for young people who want to pursue a career within the music industry. Joel Lancaster is a 20-year-old singer from Croydon, who performs under the name of JL.  He says: "Singing has always been … Continue reading Putting in Work to Achieve His Dreams: Joel’s Story

What do young people see as success?

A couple of weeks back, I asked what you see as success, which was a question mainly aimed at young people.  I understood that we all look at success differently, with one person's definition of success varying from another, but I was not sure about what young people's definition of success would specifically be. I … Continue reading What do young people see as success?

What do you see as success?

The Oxford dictionary defines success in four ways: The accomplishment of an aim or purpose. The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status. A person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc. The good or bad outcome of an undertaking. As people, we all look at success differently.  One person's definition … Continue reading What do you see as success?

Creative Futures Programme Day 21: Promotion

The final few days before Positive Summer Vibes are all about promotion, promotion, promotion.  Although we do have other tasks to get on with and certain factors that need seeing to, promotion is our main focus in a bid to make our event a success. We got a first look at our printed flyers and … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 21: Promotion

Why does our health take a backseat?

As young people, the majority of our life is spent in education, working towards the ultimate goal of getting a good job and earning the most amount of money possible.  It is like we are brainwashed to believe that this is the most important element of our existence, which results in us being all about … Continue reading Why does our health take a backseat?