Entries by Paul Anderson

Voyage joins new social media app to raise funds and awareness

Voyage has recently joined Wisla which has created a more active sociable Network app where you can communicate with and mobilise supporters and volunteers through the use of growing a “Crowd” around meet-ups, events, etc. In essence, we want to turn a passive online like on Facebook, into an active offline engagement. We have signed up […]

Voyage celebrates a spectacular year with its young leaders.

On Saturday the 17th December Voyage celebrated Christmas, the new year and Kwanza with our South Hackney Leadership Academy students. The afternoon was a chance to acknowledge the contributions from our graduates who have demonstrated leadership, perseverance and hard work taking part in our challenging sessions since the start of the SHLA in April 2016. In […]

Blaksox Legacy Gala

Voyage is proud to be part of a new, powerful and hugely influential “do for self” movement called Blaksox. As part of this Voyage was invited to present at the Legacy Gala which took place on Saturday 3rd December 2016. The Gala Event was monumentus, visionary and a hugely important land mark occasion celebrating Blaksox first year […]

Voyage presents paper to Stop and Search National Conference

On Thursday the 3rd November 2016 Voyage participated in a “Police Encounters Project Board” Conference focused on the controversial Police practice of “Stop and Search”. The conference looked at stop and search trends, best use of the Stop and Search scheme (UK wide best and worst practices) and some of the governments current thinking. Whilst the conference set out lots of statistics, […]

So you think Im crazy…??

Voyage CEO went to see a powerful theatre show this weekend in Tottenham (T Chances) called “So you think I’m crazy..??“. The theatre piece was written and directed by Ekanam Hinds (Know My Mind) and was supported by an excellent cast. The cast played multiple roles which all eloquently worked to highlight the serious issues that affect […]

Voyage goes dutch – Best of Both Worlds

Voyage is proud to announce its new partnership with ACE Dance Birmingham, Bijlmer Park Theatre and Untold in the Netherlands. 3 of Voyage’s SHLA graduates participated in the international conference Best of Both worlds to explore the importance of incorporating cultural heritage in youth work. Young people and professionals contributed to workshop debates and symposia looking […]

Mentors, motivators, movers and shakers

 Voyage is a ground breaking charity working with young people across London to address issues of low educational achievement, youth violence and in particular stemming the hugely disproportionate numbers of black and minority ethnic young people ending up in the criminal justice system. We aim to tackle this through our increasing range of workshops, projects and programmes […]

Voyage is off to Amsterdam – Best of both worlds EU Conference

Voyage is working in partnership with Ian and Gail Parnel leaders from ACE Dance Birmingham to present a UK youth perpective at a EU Conference in South Amsterdam Holland in late October 2016. The conference is titled “Best of Both Worlds” and the programme poses three important questions for young people and youth practitioners. These are: What is […]

Higher Education Fair – 19th October 2016

Voyage is pleased to be working in partnership with Hackney Community College to ensure our students access higher education opportunities. Voyage is keen to support the drive to engage graduates from the inner cities and connect them to opportunities which can transform their lives. We look forward to attending and supporting our students prepare for access whilst […]