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Help us support and challenge even more young Londoners to become the best they can be.
In 1931 a group of young people from inner London asked their school teacher to start a youth club for them. He said he’d help but expected them to organise and run it themselves. That teacher was called Jimmy Dixon, the club Athan 31 and everyone attending was expected to put something in. Young people took on leadership roles and made decisions on how the youth club was run. Ultimately, the young people at the club were supported by a youth worker who believed that young people should work together as a team to shape the future of the club and their own lives.
London Youth hold these principles dearly and are able to put them into practice through the delivery of our social action programmes, Dare London our Youth Advisory Board, and our young Trustees. We know many of our members also hold the same youth-led principles and are able to translate them into practical action in many different ways.
Kindly funded by the Jimmy Dixon Trust and delivered by the Youth Action team, we are establishing a new network to allow us, our members and a variety of external stakeholders to:
We will be arranging a quarterly meeting of the network, with the next one on 15 February 2018. All members (and also young people as it’s half term) are very welcome to attend.
If you are not from a member organisation, or have any questions, please contact Terry Boyce, Head of Youth Action – firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Federation of London Youth Clubs
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