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It is good to share the realities of our work when possible. Below is an update from our CEO Andrez Harriott I am currently working with a young person who has had multiple friends fatally harmed this year. Understandably, he is suffering and without medicalising his feelings, it would be obvious to see how this is affecting him emotionally, […]

The Reality of Our Work


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As we continue to deliver preventative messages within schools across London, we are sometimes met with very emotional situations. Our team are often unable to share their insights due to the age of the children that we work with but on this occasion, our CEO felt that this story should be shared. Our CEO Andrez Harriott attended a school […]

Our CEO Shares A Personal Story


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As part of our Lottery funded schools programme, we provided children with work experience placements during some of the most vulnerable times for children, school holidays. Thank you to our partners http://www.brandanddeliver.co.uk/news/working-liminality-group/ who have supported this vision over the past two years. Thank you to our new partners http://www.kerbfood.com who have not hesitated to become involved in our schools provison […]

TLG, Brand & Deliver and KERB Food Provide Children With ...


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This week saw the Engage Influence and Inspire team in Greenwich, a place more commonly known as the Royal Borough. However, with a rise of 22% in violent crime last year alone (2015, London Assembly), the borough set the perfect backdrop for our first session with the students – Crime and Consequences. The group, full of aspiring musicians, […]

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This week saw the TLG team begin a new cycle of Engage, Influence, and Inspire at a school in Lewisham. To put it into context, the borough of Lewisham has previously been named the ‘least peaceful’ place in the UK based on the following five indicators: the murder rate, violent crime rate, weapons crime rate, public disorder offences […]

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Returning back from the half term break gave the group much to talk about as we shared the highlights and difficulties they faced during their week off. Beyond the school gates students spoke of witnessing serious youth violence while others had family members arrested, bringing todays session on the ‘Danger of gangs and serious youth violence’ close to […]

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The former advisor to ex-Prime Minister David Cameron has said there is no reliable way of measuring the impact of youth work and the sector should “stop looking” for one. Paul Oginsky, CEO of Personal Development Point, which helped develop the government’s flagship National Citizen Service (NCS) initiative, said that organisations which work with young people need to […]

Former Cameron advisor: Impossible to measure youth work impact


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