News

Arsenal x adidas ‘No More Red’ campaign

CYP are proud to be supporting Arsenal and adidas’s ‘No More Red’ campaign and to receive one of the No More Red shirts in support of our work. The No More Red campaign is a new initiative by Arsenal and adidas that will support the long-standing work being done by Arsenal in the Community to…
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Merry Christmas from CYP!

Wishing all our supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! No one could have predicted the events of 2020/21 and the many ways that coronavirus has impacted our lives BUT we have continued to achieve so much. Every single achievement has been the result of you all, our wonderful supporters, we couldn’t…
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Introducing our Christmas Appeal

You may have already seen, but this Christmas we are asking you to support our Christmas Appeal to enable us to provide a special overnight trip for our young people. As Islington has the third-highest rate of child poverty in the country, many CYP members are at a disadvantage of not being able to experience…
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Kitchen Fun & Exciting Funding News!

After the fun and enjoyment that came from the October Half Term, we’ve had even more young people show interest in baking and cooking over in our kitchen. At one of our most recent sessions, a group of young people took it upon themselves to make pizzas, brownies with ice cream, as well as fresh…
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Islington Violence Reduction Strategy & CYPFC

CYP has been working in collaboration with Islington on the Islington Violence Reduction Strategy. As part of the work, we have started a project called ‘Insightful Conversations’ where three groups of young people share their ideas and possible solutions on violence reduction. Conversations involved discussing education, reasons for violence, experience of violence and solutions. The…
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Could you be our next IT volunteer?

CYP is currently looking for an IT wizz that can support us with our IT facilities. Ideally, you will be a responsible individual who is based locally, and can commit to a minimum of six months. You need to be a proactive self-starter with previous experience in information technology, cyber-security, and technical support services. Must…
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Welcome our new Therapeutic Youth Worker!

CYP will support the Islington Youth Violence Reduction Strategy by creating a project in collaboration with young people. The project will take place over the week beginning September 27th and will address the issue of youth crime. It is not yet clear what the project or outcomes will be however following early discussions film, music…
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The End Of Summer 2021

Later, we moved onto breaking bad habits. The young people were all given plates. On it, we listed any bad habits that they felt needed to break. After they wrote on the plate, we took ourselves into a sheltered alleyway and threw them on the ground whilst yelling, “we are not our bad habits”. Afterwards,…
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Here Comes The Summer

With a few weeks of summer already gone, the young people have been able to start it off well. Thanks to Summerversity, Mondays and Tuesdays have been occupied with our Wellbeing Sports programme. Starting off with badminton, new comers come into the scene to experience what it’s like at CYP. From badminton, to cycling, to…
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Exciting staff changes at CYP & Double your donations!

It’s been a year of growth for CYP – despite the many challenges going off in the world! Our Administration & Communications Officer – Lucy Taylor has now moved on to be our Communications Manager. Lauren Gordon has taken over from Lucy’s position and is our new Property & Administration Officer role focusing on the…
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