Author: CYP

Celebrating Black History Month

Happy Black History Month everyone. We understand that the black experience cannot be and shouldn’t be acknowledged in only one given month; and that everyday we must all do the work to better understand how black history has come to impact our current society. However we will take this time to celebrate the cultures of…
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CYP X The Wellcome Collection

Over the Summer, local art institution The Wellcome Collection got in contact with us regarding an exhibition they wanted to collaborate on with us. With the need to hear the voices of the public regarding the recent pandemic, Wellcome Collection posed the question “What does it mean to be Human during COVID-19?”; and this would…
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Back to school and emotional wellbeing

The new school year is in full swing – and as we all know – this school year will be very different from what young people have ever experienced before. Understandably it’s going to be a very anxiety-inducing time for young people, so we have got a new timetable filled with lots of activities to…
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Fun in the sun!

Despite the world being under a pandemic, that hasn’t stopped CYP members from enjoying themselves and doing lots of fun summer activities! This year, we have had to do things a little bit differently and young people are now separated into groups so they are only mixing with the same young people. One of these…
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Summer Has Begun!

For the past two weeks, CYP has been doing what it does best by giving young people lots of activities to get involved in this summer! Of course, all of our activities have been influenced and lead by our members themselves. Starting with our new Monday music session, where young creators Amarni and Richard will…
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We are OPEN!

We’re thrilled to announce that we are now slowly starting to re-open our doors. We want to assure you we are working hard to keep our members and staff safe, whilst making our sessions run as smoothly as possible for young people.     Our new summer programme will observe social distancing, and young people…
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Summer Plans at CYP

Lockdown is gradually being eased, and as of this week we have started to shape some very exciting summer plans. We have had some funding from Youth Music to run online production and performance tuition, alongside some live lounge sessions which will be up on our Youtube channel. As well as that, we are also…
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Happy Volunteers Week!

As it was Volunteers Week last week; CYP would like to thank all of our volunteers from past and present. As a small charity, our volunteers enable us to keep going and do the work that we do. We have volunteers in a wide variety of roles; maintenance, IT, trustees, and volunteers that help us…
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Keeping Young People Engaged at CYP

Although we can not run our regular sessions for the time being, that still hasn’t stopped us from talking to our members and shaping our future plans on their voice. Last week there was a group call to get young people involved in the Good Growth Project. The Good Growth Fund is Mayor Sadiq Khan’s…
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Mental Health Awareness Week

It is Mental Health Awareness Week and never has there been a more profound time in recent history to talk about mental health. 1 in 5 persons will experience a mental health problem in their life, and it is important that we break the stigma on talking about it. Even if you think you are…
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