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Service Update: Lockdown 3

As of 6th January 2021, we will be entering into another national Lockdown. We will still be offering Youth Club sessions every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7-9 PM. To attend, young people must be in one of the regular support bubbles. Please note that in a Lockdown, The National Youth Agency have stated…
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CYP Christmas Closure

Whether you’re a volunteer, staff member, funder, delivery partner or young person we would like to thank you for your support throughout this unpredictable year. Like many of you, we are glad to see the back of 2020, and we are very excited to see what happens at CYP in 2021. In response to COVID,…
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Trauma Informed Practice Training and New Youth Opportunities

As Lockdown 2.0 slowly draws to a close, the Christmas season finally opens. We are so glad that whilst Islington remains in tier 2 we can finally allow more sessions and young people through our doors. For the next few weeks we will be providing youth club (on Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri), girls’ football, music…
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Youth debates, BLanguage, and Co-op Causes

Even though the UK is in yet another lockdown, that still hasn’t stopped CYP supporting young people. We are still continuing to offer guidance and support in small groups, 1-1’s, and outreach on youth club evenings. Any organised events or activities with larger groups will be suspended until further notice. With that said, we are…
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Autumn at CYP

For the past few weeks, we are slowly beginning to feel the shift of seasons. The young people find themselves more indoors more than anything. As it has been Black History Month, CYP have been running various events to mark the month. Most recently, a Black History themed quiz night. It seemed both staff and…
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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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