Author Archives: abdullahmahmood1

Beyond The Usual Suspects

As part of #iwill week, London Youth Chief Executive, Rosie Ferguson, reflects on the value of social action in supporting young people to develop confidence, resilience and leaderships skills, and the importance of engaging those who wouldn’t normally take part. Nearly … Continue reading

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The Partnership Approach To Employability

In this blog, Steph Taylor, Head of Talent Match London at London Youth, gives her thoughts on the importance of the partnership approach to employability. On Monday, myself and Paul Tucker, Senior Partnerships Manager at DWP spoke at the Inclusion event on Employment … Continue reading

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Let’s Stick To Knitting

Communications Support Officer at London Youth, Abdullah Mahmood, responds to comments made by the new Minister for Civil Society, Brooks Newmark, at the ‘People helping people – the future of public services’ event on Wednesday 3 September. I’m sure I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Putting Young People First

In this blog which originally featured on the Foyer Federation website, Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive at London Youth, gives her thoughts on Foyer’s merger with Changemakers. When I was 19 and a student at Goldsmiths, I organised a series of … Continue reading

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Inspire a generation?

Ahead of National Paralympic Day, Zoe Mellis, Head of London Youth’s sports development programme, Getting Ready, looks back on the changes in community sports across the capital in the two years since the start of London 2012. When London Youth first … Continue reading

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No Matter What Life Throws At You

Daniel Sollé, Programme Delivery Manager on Talent Match London, writes about why mental health matters and how developing resilience and having someone to speak to can make such a difference A few weeks ago a young man, a colleague, shyly asked … Continue reading

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