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  • Testing The Water

    03 July 2014

    Thursday 3 July Matt Dronfield, Employer Engagement Manager at London Youth and member of the Talent Match London team, writes about his recent visit to Hall Mead School on their Enterprise Day and his thoughts on the importance of young people having a variety of work experience opportunities  Making sure my top button was done […]

  • The Journey To Work

    30 June 2014

    Monday 30 June The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has published The Journey to Work: Welfare reform for the next Parliament. The report was co-written by Members of the CSJ Working Group made up of relevant professionals in third and private sector organisations, including London Youth’s Head of Talent Match London, Steph Taylor. The report […]

  • Thank you to Variety!

    26 June 2014

    Thursday 26 June On Friday 13th June, on the occasion of the visit of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Hindleap Warren, we were delighted to receive a cheque for £10,000 for Hindleap Warren from John Barnett, Chair of Variety's Youth Clubs Committee. Young people from London Youth member club Rathbone Society and Rosie Ferguson, our Chief Executive, were […]

  • Amazing Ideas, Impressive Skills and Real Passion

    26 June 2014

    Thursday 26 June Young Londoners have created and produced a short film with five top tips for running an environmental action project at a youth club. Sophie Hewitt, Environmental Action Officer at London Youth writes about how the film was put together and her personal highlights from the entire process: London Youth works with young […]

  • VOTE for VIY!

    25 June 2014

    Our Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) programme has reached the finals of The National Lottery Awards 2014 in their "Charity/Voluntary" category. This is superb recognition for the programme which has seen London Youth work in partnership with other national/regional youth organisations, Cospa, Wickes and City & Guilds.   VOTE FOR US (via the logo below)! VIY combines volunteering and DIY by challenging […]

  • Creative Collisions Tickets Released

    20 June 2014

    Friday 20 June Uniting for Young People Thursday 6 November, London Following the success of the Creative Collisions conference in 2013, which energised over 500 delegates, the youth sector will once again unite on Thursday 6 November. The partnership has grown to be 10 organisations strong and our exciting venue, The Copper Box at the […]

  • Qualifications Are Only Part Of The Solution

    19 June 2014

    Thursday 19 June I spent this morning with Shadow Minister for Small Businesses and Enterprise, Chuka Umunna, visiting our Build-it project. This programme helps young unemployed people from his Lambeth constituency and across south London to develop the skills and networks for a career in construction. They are provided with practical work experience with contractors […]

  • Goals For Girls Football Festival

    19 June 2014

    Thursday 19 June The final London FA Goals for Girls Festival of the season took place on Saturday 14 June at Kennington Park astro turf pitch in partnership with London Youth and Lambeth Sports Development team. The festival was open for any organisations to enter such as schools, clubs, youth clubs and even individuals who […]

  • 'My Hindleap' Launches

    13 June 2014

    Friday 13 June Chief Executive Rosie Ferguson writes about the vision for the 'My Hindleap' appeal as we look to ensure gold standard outdoor education activities can continue to be provided at Hindleap Warren Today we celebrated 50 years of outdoor education at Hindleap Warren with 100 of our friends, supporters and young people from […]