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”Tabula Rasa” is an amazing new youth led project based in South Norwood for young people aged 11-19. They are currently looking for volunteers to help run the project and need young people to take part in the workshops.

Want to be part of the ‘Tabula Rasa’ team?

The whole team that runs and supports the project are between the ages of 22-24. So the project is run by young people for young people! This means young people will always have a say on how to improve the project. They aim to give young people a chance to learn new skills and encourage them to use their skills to find work and higher education courses.

Or if you are aged 11-19, you can join the workshops?

All the details are in the flyer below:

Also, there are one-to-one support sessions (advice and guidance), anonymous text messaging support service, homework workshops, career advice and support/ C.V writing and mentoring.


If interested, contact via email: or tel: 0771 724 6444

Do you want to be a member of V’s Youth Advisory Board 2011-2012?

Want to help promote V at events?

Want to design their programmes?

Know any new ways of reaching and supporting young people?

Want to get your hands dirty?

Want to help out with the work, attend regular meetings and undertake projects and activities?

V is a leading youth charity which provides 14-25 year olds with volunteering and social action opportunities to improve their life skills and employability.

The Youth Advisory Board works annually with staff on a range of exciting projects and activities.

You will bring fresh ideas, new perspectives and build a range of skills and talents to V. Some board members have tons of volunteering experience, others are new on the scene, but they all have something to add!

Got what it takes?

Fill out their online application form:

 Deadline: 6th July, 5pm


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The first ever Up the Tempo event was held on Saturday 5th February in Central Croydon, South London.

Over 130 young people attended from all over London to get advice from the industry panel and try out DJing, music production and vocal coaching. The event wrapped up with an open mic.

Massive thanks to our panel G FrSH, Jak FrSH, Yasmin, Chantelle Fiddy, DJ Logan Sama, Ashley McDermott and Peigh & Boya of Nu Brand.

Video filmed and edited by Dexter Deveux.

Croydon Move 4WD is a youth-led project taking place in Croydon October – December 2010 where young people take charge and find out where the positive opportunities, sources of advice and resources are in Croydon. This info will be shared with other young people using a youth-designed and managed website with short videos and interviews.

I recently spent a throughly enjoyable evening at Goldsmith’s, University of London as the Great Debate Tour continued their celebrations of Black History month in South London. The Great Debate is the largest ever tour of UK universities aimed at empowering black students and  consists of a discussion on a range of topics including the economy, politics, media representation, role models as well as black history itself.