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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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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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Think Big, Get Big

‘Think Big, Get Big’; the words of a late night cab driver in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, earlier this month, when talking about his ambitions for his yacht and real estate business. More than just an insight into the American Dream, … Continue reading

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Sun means summer

As the evenings get longer and the sun is finally out, attention in London Youth member youth clubs turns to summer – and the lack of resources for holiday programmes. Despite the fact it comes round every year, it seems … Continue reading

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Support for Paris

If every stupid thing I’d said when I was 15 was public, there would be plenty to hound me out of a job on I can assure you. Because I was young, a little cocky and insecure, and working out … Continue reading

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Reality TV

Anyone who knows me well will know that I have been waiting for my opportunity for a reality TV debut since I put in a failed application to the first series of Shipwrecked in 1999. Every year since I’ve watched … Continue reading

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A brighter shade of purple…

The final week of February saw the culmination of three things that we’ve been building up to at London Youth: First, we’ve heard officially that we can progress leading on Talent Match in London, part of the Big Lottery Fund’s … Continue reading

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