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
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending a debate/discussion entitled #ICantTrust, which was presented by the youth magazine Live Mag UK. This event allowed young people to have a voice, while also aiming to address the issues surrounding race relations and policing. The evening was interesting, insightful and inspiring, as I gained new information, heard … Continue reading Why it is important for us to be the change
It has intrigued me to see that the hashtag, 'CameronMustGo', is still trending and shows no signs of weakening, despite having kicked off at the weekend. What intrigues me more is that it comes at a time when there are numerous news stories about the effect of the government's actions or influences on young people's … Continue reading Why your vote can make a difference
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?