News

Amazing funding news from The National Lottery Community Fund!

We’re delighted to announce that The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded CYP £222,874 in a three year deal to help local young people. This funding will support our Who am I to work? programme to provide a range of services from centre based youth work to street counselling. It will support young people to…
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February half term: Football, flip out and food!

We may already be into March and preparing for Easter but February half term was a memorable one! From winning our first U19 football tournament organised by London Youth to bouncing around at a trampoline park, every day was full of activities. Eating healthily is very important when you’re busy and cooking club was the…
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Exciting new vacancy at CYP!

We are currently looking for an Administration & Communications Officer to work as part of our small but very busy team. It is a completely new role and it will be really varied – from volunteer recruitment to social media – every day will be different! This would be an excellent opportunity to learn more…
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Nedim Bilgin: A tragic loss

On Tuesday 29th January, one of our long standing members 17 year old Nedim was fatally stabbed on Caledonian Road. Nedim had been attending our youth club sessions since 2017 and was well known amongst our young people, staff and volunteers. His sudden loss has significantly impacted us all. Our project director Stephen Griffith spoke…
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Football and photography – sadly not a winning combination!

Last week was an exciting (and slightly chilly) mixture of community engagement as a group of our young people enjoyed a football match and the opening night of a new photography exhibition. Arsenal in the Community kindly provided us with free tickets to the fourth round match of the FA Cup against Manchester United. Unfortunately…
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New year, new opportunities!

After a relaxing festive break during which we were closed for a couple of weeks, we are now back in full swing here at CYP. There have been some slight changes to our timetable so for the most up-to-date information you can check out our latest activities. We also have an exciting new volunteer vacancy…
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Merry Christmas and a very happy new year from all of us at CYP!

Whether you’re a volunteer, staff member, funder, delivery partner or young person we would like to thank you for your support throughout 2018 and we are very excited to see what happens at CYP in 2019. 2018 has been a very busy year for us. From film projects to football, you can find out what…
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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. 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 away from his family in Congo to live…
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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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