Read all the latest news stories, blogs and policy updates from London Youth and across our network.

  • The London Youth Inclusion Festival 2018

    16 August 2018

    On Wednesday 1st August 2018 we held our second annual London Youth Inclusion Festival in Haringey. The day brought together four London Youth members, with over 70 people attending. Activities were delivered in partnership with our members and offered young people the opportunity to take part in activities ranging from arts and drama, to youth social […]

  • Discovering future careers on the Thames

    15 August 2018

    On Friday 10th August, members of our employability programme, Talent Match Croydon, and London Youth’s Chief Executive, Rosemary Watt-Wyness, took 15 participants aged 18-24 on a work experience day with Tideway. The day was organised to give young people on our Talent Match Programme an insight into one of the largest construction and engineering projects […]

  • Explore Day with Tideway

    07 August 2018

    London Youth is partnering with Tideway to deliver an amazing Explore Day for the young people involved on Talent Match Croydon employability programme! Enjoy a trip on the Thames and hear from key employees at one of London’s biggest infrastructure companies. We only have 20 spaces available, so get in quick! Support workers are welcome. Details […]

  • Policy Update, July 2018

    06 August 2018

    Welcome to the first of our new monthly updates on the policy context for London Youth’s members and the youth sector more broadly. Politics July was a busy month, but now Parliament is in recess until 5th September and party conferences will be taking place from end of Sept. The largest announcement for the sector […]

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    Mayor of London: Interactive map of events for young Londoners

    03 August 2018

    In this press release, the Mayor of London announced the publication of a new interactive map of all the activities on offer to young Londoners this summer. Rosemary Watt-Wyness, our Chief Executive, was quoted: “Young people often tell me that they wished more of their friends and peers knew about the exciting activities that young people […]

  • Have your say on Labour’s Building a Statutory Youth Service

    03 August 2018

    The Labour Party have announced an open consultation on their new policy to build a statutory youth service, closing on 12th November. The consultation The Labour Party is consulting on a new policy commitment to place universal youth provision on a statutory basis if they were in government. Their draft policy would mandate every local […]

  • Have your say on the Mayor’s Sports Strategy

    01 August 2018

    The Mayor of London is consulting on Sports for All of Us: London Sport Strategy, closing on 12th October. The consultation The strategy, while acknowledging the physical and mental health benefits of sports, is largely framed in terms of social integration and aligns with the Mayor’s Social Integration Strategy. The strategy has five priority areas: London’s […]

  • Our view on Labour’s Building a Statutory Youth Service

    31 July 2018

    London Youth supports Labour’s commitment to put the youth sector on a statutory basis and calls for all parties to follow suit. Today the Labour Party announced its commitment to providing youth services on a statutory basis across England. The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Cat Smith MP, Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth […]

  • Inspiring young Londoners to get creative

    30 July 2018

    We are very excited to be recruiting for Young Culture Makers, our arts and culture programme, for 2018/2019! Across the capital, London Youth members are delivering high quality work which empowers young people to develop their talents and express themselves. Youth clubs and other youth and community organisations provide young people with brilliant opportunities to […]

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    Explore careers in Whitehall

    26 July 2018

    Would you like to experience what it might be like to work in the Civil Service? HM Treasury is one of the oldest and most exciting government departments. It is responsible for managing the ‘purse strings’ of the county. Although HM Treasury are known for managing public spending, it also provides careers in many other […]