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Official trailer released for Branded – The Movie

The film of the true life story of our former member and now volunteer Mardoche Yembi is nearly ready and you can watch the official trailer now. Written and directed by Jordan Bunton-Williams, the full film will be released next year.  Mardoche was only 7 years old when his mother died and he was sent…
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Food, film and fun at our first ever event!

On Tuesday 4th December we held our first ever public AGM and event to showcase the amazing talent of our young people at CYP. Kindly hosted by HAVAS, we kicked off with all important food and networking ahead of the exclusive film premiere of the Next Day film project our young people took part in…
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Learning emergency first aid with Street Doctors

Street Doctors delivered a very successful workshop at CYP on 22nd November teaching emergency life-saving skills to young people. The purpose of this workshop was to help young people link risky behaviours to real life situations of violence and the medical consequences of injuries from violence. The session was practical, using medical props and young…
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Come along to our AGM and film premiere on Tuesday 4th December!

On Tuesday 4th December we will be holding our AGM followed by an exciting event including an exclusive film screening, performances and much more. Kindly hosted by HAVAS at 3 HKX Building, Pancras Square, we will start with our AGM from 7.30pm – 8pm followed by half an hour of drinks and light refreshments before…
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Countdown begins to Destination Next

Destination Next is an event hosted by Urban Partners and produced by Havas. The event at Kings Place from 9am – 2pm on November 16th will tell the story of the Kings Cross development up to the present day. Through spoken word, film, speeches and Q&A the story will be told. Ahmed Faid from CYP…
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Thought provoking new exhibition on life in London for CYP’s young people opening soon in Oxford

Penny Woolcock our patron has curated the Fantastic Cities Exhibition. One installation brings to life the paragraph written by Stephen Griffith our Project Director and Penny Woolcock from the book A Tale of Two Cities. The installations illustrates the same short walk for two very different individuals originally described in discussions at Copenhagen Youth Project…
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Branded the Movie makes it to New York!

The feature film about the life story of our very own Mardoche Yembi is gaining momentum, so much so that it has recently been featured in the New York Post. Ahead of the imminent release of the film, be sure to watch this trailer about the production process and Mardoche’s background. At CYP, we are…
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Exciting entrepreneur event at the British Library

Last Tuesday, 2nd October we were lucky enough to be invited to the Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Black Britain and the Creative Industries event at the British Library. With some excellent speakers from a wide range of fields, it offered an invaluable insight into the world of business for the young people that attended. Our Project Director Stephen Griffith…
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Camden & Islington September 2018 Volunteering Fair

A couple of weeks ago our Volunteer Manager Lucy attended Volunteer Centre Camden’s volunteering fair at Granary Square. Despite it being a very windy day, it was a very popular event with many employees from local businesses expressing an interest in volunteering with the organisations present. From fundraising to policy writing, we are currently recruiting…
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Back to school – check out our new timetable!

The new academic year is now back in full swing and, as always, we have lots of after school activities for children and young people aged 7-25. We’re already a few weeks into the autumn term and there have been a couple of changes to timings and locations of our new activities such as Cooking…
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