Elliott expresses his thoughts on the outcome of last week's General Election. The Result Conservative Party: 364 (326 for a majority = 38 seat majority, +47) Labour Party: 203 (-59) Scottish National Party: 48 (+13) Liberal Democrats: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Other: 15 (+2) What happened on Friday morning should have never happened, but … Continue reading Hard To Take Away the Positives – #GE2019
Shaniqua gives you a snapshot of the conversation at The Kickback in November when we were talking about Gender Identity. The Kickback on the 19th November saw us sitting down to talk about Gender Identity, as suggested by Kris. Although Kris couldn't be at the event, he sent through some questions that were used as … Continue reading What do you think gender is?
Shaniqua continues to look back on a deep conversation at The Kickback, focusing on youth violence. It was a real big conversation on June 18th, which means that I had to divide the write up into two parts, but that just means double the gems and knowledge for you. There is just so much to be … Continue reading How can we drive down youth violence? – Part 2
Shaniqua looks back on a deep conversation at The Kickback, focusing on youth violence. On June 18th, we sat down to talk about youth violence, a topic that continues to be an important at YPI, resulting in really big conversation. So big, in fact, that I've had to split the conversation into two parts. I … Continue reading How can we drive down youth violence? – Part 1
In the lead up to Tuesday's Poetic Insight, when the theme is Youth Violence, Shaniqua speaks about why it is important to her through writing and spoken word. As you probably know by now, we're focusing on youth violence this month at YPI, which is something that I hold close to my heart and want … Continue reading Why Youth Violence is Close to My Heart
After an unintentional month away, I was excited to be back at my YP Insight events, expanding my mindset and hearing from great people. On March 27th, The Kickback provided its usual intriguing and dynamic conversation, taking a crazy amount of twists and turns as we spoke on the topic of 'Purpose'. I'm not going … Continue reading What are your thoughts on purpose?
Every Poetic Insight is different, which is what makes every one of them special in their own way. One thing that never changes though is the amazing young talent and constant support in the room. The support is what enables first time performers to take to the stage and do a great job. On July … Continue reading Continued Support at Poetic Insight
We sat down in Project B on July 18th to talk all about the influence of music, which was a conversation that took off into numerous directions that I was never expecting. Nevertheless, it made the night incredibly interesting. To get everyone warmed up, I asked them to share what music means to them. Responses … Continue reading What influence does music have?