News

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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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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