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

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    Why we’re asking you to Champion London Youth

    30 November 2018

    This week we launched our new campaign, Champion London Youth. This is our first high profile collaboration to raise awareness of the power of good youth work that’s happening every day across our member network of over 400 community youth organisations working across the capital. We’ve joined forces with Champion to challenge negative youth stereotypes […]

  • DSTNGR: ‘LABELS’ collection by Champion combatting negative stereotypes of young Londoners

    28 November 2018

    The fashion blog DSTNGR has covered our new campaign, Champion London Youth. You can get involved in the campaign here. London Youth and the sportswear brand Champion have come together for this campaign to combat negative stereotypes about young people. We believe in young Londoners – in their potential, talent, enthusiasm for life, and resilience to overcome […]

  • Hypebeast: Champion & London Youth Reveal New Charity Capsule

    28 November 2018

    Our new campaign, Champion London Youth, was featured in the fashion magazine Hypebeast. You can get involved in the campaign here. London Youth and the sportswear brand Champion have come together for this campaign to combat negative stereotypes about young people. We believe in young Londoners – in their potential, talent, enthusiasm for life, and resilience […]

  • Watch our new campaign video: Champion London Youth

    27 November 2018

    Buy the T. Not the stereotype. We have joined forces with Champion to challenge negative youth stereotypes. Our campaign, Champion London Youth, comes to life through a collection of limited edition T-shirts inspired by the personal stories of five young people we work with. Each of these young people, just like the thousands of others we […]

  • Member Spotlight: Canaan Project

    23 November 2018

    Our November Member Spotlight features the work of Canaan Project based in Tower Hamlets. Canaan Project offers opportunities and supports the marginalised young women to enable them to overcome the barriers that exclude them and to see them thrive. We speak to Annie Edwards, the project manager, about Canaan’s current projects, future plans and her passion for youth […]

  • London Youth Visual Art Competition 2019

    14 November 2018

    This week, London Youth is launching the second ever London Youth Visual Art Competition! If you work with young people who are talented visual artists, the competition is a great opportunity for them to have their work exhibited and the chance to win prizes for their youth organisation. Shortlisted works of art will be put […]

  • Our City Leaders at the City Bridge Trust Chairman’s Dinner

    13 November 2018

    This week is #iwill week, where we celebrate the achievements of young people taking part in social action. That’s why we were so pleased to have two of our young people invited to speak at the City Bridge Trust Chairman’s Dinner last Thursday. Maya and Curtis spoke about the power of our youth action and leadership […]

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    Good youth work feels good

    07 November 2018

    I’ve had a varied career. From working as an after school club coordinator, senior residential social worker at a therapeutic children’s home to the resettlement of young offenders from prisons and delivering behaviour change and well-being programmes in psychiatric hospitals. There’s always been one common theme: youth work. It comes many guises but when you […]

  • Why we need youth workers now more than ever

    07 November 2018

    When I was 15 and having what I felt was a crisis, I encountered a remarkable lady that reassured, comforted and encouraged me, and reassured me that I was not alone. She helped me work through what I felt was the end of the world (I was a very melodramatic young person!) It was at […]

  • London Youth Awards

    Beyond Compliance

    06 November 2018

    Last night London Youth was honoured to have been awarded the NCVO Winifred Tumim Memorial Prize for best practice in charity governance. It is a testament to our work in this area and the value we place on good governance. With Trustees’ Week starting on Monday, I have been reflecting on governance and my role […]