• Youth Board meet with our Patron, The Earl of Wessex

    On 24th November our Royal Patron, HRH Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, met with three members of our Youth Board. The meeting, which took place virtually, was a great opportunity for Hannah, Jo-Ash and Zack to speak to His Royal Highness about the impact that youth work has had on their lives, how they […]

  • Press Release: DCMS funding for Good for Girls

    London Youth has received funding to deliver Good for Girls, a youth organisation-based mental health programme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic young women aged 10- to 14-years-old. We will work with partners Haptivate, Teen Yoga Foundation and Young Minds. Young women will take part in positive mental health activities in community spaces they know […]

  • Youth Sector Data Hub for London

    Centre for Youth Impact, London Youth and Partnership for Young London are working with key funders and commissioners in London to provide youth organisations with an opportunity to contribute to a shared picture of the existing and emerging needs for young people across London. The Youth Sector Data Hub for London is a collaborative effort […]

  • London Funders honoured for pandemic response in support of the capital’s youth sector and young Londoners

    We are delighted to announce that London Funders has been awarded this year’s London Youth Prince Philip Award, in recognition of the work, efforts, and contributions made by the team during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that the funding community effectively supported youth work organisations and young people across the capital. HRH Prince Edward, the […]

  • The Guardian: Burberry partners with Marcus Rashford to fund youth centres

    The Guardian has reported on our new collaboration with Burberry to support disadvantaged young people in London. Burberry is also partnering with English international footballer and youth advocate, Marcus Rashford MBE, in joining forces with charities supporting young people across the world, empowering the voices that will shape our tomorrow, and in support of his […]

  • Burberry supports London Youth and grassroots youth work

    This week Burberry announced it would support 15 London Youth members by providing unrestricted grants of around £10k and then programme grants of £12-£15k a year for two years. The support provided by Burberry globally is heartily needed at this time. The grants will focus on alleviating hunger and helping young people growing up in […]

  • CYP Now: Young leaders hone their skills

    Children & Young People Now has profiled our exciting new Rise Up Youth Practitioners Leadership Programme, a partnership with Clore Social Leadership and Leap Confronting Conflict supported by the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU). Rise Up will strengthen London’s youth sector by investing directly in youth sector leaders and support good youth work […]

  • CYP Now: NYA guidance offers blueprint to revitalise youth work services

    Children & Young People Now have published an article on the National Youth Agency’s new guidance to local authorities on providing youth services. London youth is quoted supporting the new guidance and noting the central importance of relationships to youth work, as well as the need to support existing services and for firm funding commitments […]

  • London Evening Standard: Sir Ken Olisa – Diverse companies have ‘competitive advantage’ over rivals

    Our President, Sir Ken Olisa OBE, spoke to the Evening Standard during Black History Month on the importance of diversity in the corporate world. He recognises how businesses should be working more closely with local youth organisations to reach the most talented young people from all backgrounds. The former Huawei director said that corporations could improve […]