Author: CYP

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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Behind the scenes of Branded – The Movie

Filming for Branded – The Movie a narrative film based on the true life story of one of our former young people and now current volunteer Mardoche Yembi is now in full swing. Mardoche was only 7 years old when his mother died and he was sent away from his family in Congo to live with…
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A fortnight of shooting arrows & films…

Our summer programme may be coming to an end next week but we’ve had a jam packed couple of weeks of exciting activities. Two weeks ago a group of our young people enjoyed a weekend leadership residential at Hindleap Warren Outdoor centre run by London Youth. From climbing to archery, they took part in many…
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Exciting funding award for our music project!

At the end of last month we found out the exciting news that our music project won a national award from housing provider The Guinness Partnership The news was covered by the Islington Gazette so you can find more information about the awards and our reaction in their article.  

Football, film and food – summer has officially started at CYP!

The sun is still shining as we move into August and our summer activity programme is already in full swing. From trips to the seaside and exciting new film projects, there is a lot happening over the next few weeks at CYP so make sure to check out our timetable to stay up to date…
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