Voyage is proud to announce its first ever Reunion Barbecue link up event for past and present graduates. The Barbecue will be taking place

On Sunday 21st August 2016 from 1 – 5pm.

at Hackney Community College – Falkirk Street, London N1 6HQ

The afternoon will be your chance to reconnect with old friends, meet the team and of course enjoy free food, music as well as contribute to our open mic and talent spot. Why not email us to let us know if you coming along.

We will be joined by up and coming London MCees such as



Come and get yourself made up by taking part in our nail, henna, tattoo and make up bars and contribute to our surveys measuring our impacts.

We will also be giving away fantastic prizes from our kind donors.

We look forward to seeing you here.

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We are proud to announce the opening of our first session of the South Hackney Leadership Academy on Saturday 25th June 2016.

Our fantastic tutors engaged local young people using creativity, leadership and work based learning workshops to help our young leaders prepare for bigger steps in life. Young leaders expressed their views about the programme which helps us to continuously strengthen the programme and create lasting impact. We look forward to seeing them again on 30th July and at our summer scheme 8th – 12th August 2016.

Voyage is launching its dynamic progression programme for Young Leadership graduates and Hackney young people on Saturday 28th may 2016 at 1pm at Hackney Community College.

We are launching the SHLA programme with a host of partners who will be on hand to set out how their specific contributions will be incorporated into the programme to ensure young people make smoother progressions into the world of work and into higher education.

On the afternoon Voyage will be joined by

  • Dr Everette Penn from TAPPS Academy in Texas USA
  • Dillys Silah from a Who will hear my cry
  • Yaa Antwi Nsiah from project Youthful
  • Dennise Hillman from the Lead Academy
  • Janet Hills from the Metropolitan Black Police Associations
  • Ray Douglas from Stepwise and Street Doctors
  • Robert Levy Foundation

We look forward to seeing you here and help us to create inspiring progression opportunities for young people.

Voyage is launching its first ever-static delivery of its expanded (10 week) unique Horizons programme.

Horizons is designed specifically for black and minority young men and women between 14 and 18 years and is delivered by culturally aware tutors who understand the issues. Voyage tutors are mentors with a deep understanding the wider issues in the criminal justice system and are trained in the area of cognitive behavioural therapy.

Horizons is a dynamic yet highly structured group work programme which possess the unique ability to challenge and inspire whilst imparting broader knowledge about Policing and the legal system. The programme presents a comprehensive framework of learning materials drawing on relevant and up to date case studies, explored through role-play and a powerful array of archival film, music and topical discourse.

The open day session is designed to set out how and when the programme will operate from our new base at the Hackney Community College and what makes it powerful and unique. Voyage will also explain how it will manage the referral process, set out its monitoring, reporting procedures and its flexible delivery options for cohorts coming from different parts of London.

Voyage presents this event in line with a renewed spirit of transformation of the criminal justice system in anticipation of a more purposeful transition towards restoration whilst embracing education as opposed to simply locking up our young. ‘as the government prepare for the “biggest shake up to the custody system since Victorian times” (quote from David Cameron last week). We therefore present Horizons which is increasingly in demand as a viable and highly effective prevention and alternative to custody programme for the 21st century…’

Our information afternoon is open to various staff roles within the criminal justice system including Young Offending Service commissioning managers, case officers, HMPYOI staff, Pupil Referral teachers, managers and gangs matrix officers.

Kindly contact Voyage office should you want more information on 0207 613 8343

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Voyage was graced by the young, bright and visionary Vickram Grewal from Hounslow in West London. Vickram was invited to present a key note to open our Young Leaders for Safer Cities (YLFSC) programme on the 26th September 2015. Vickram opened by discussing his views on race, leadership and power and related his rich and diverse experiences as a youth leader in a London school, the Fabian Society and now his position as Councillor in Hounslow. Vickram spoke passionatly about his influences, memorable moments and the importance of drawing on peer groups for support and guidance but also knowing when to step out alone.

Thanks for your kind support Vickram. Lets continue to stay in touch. @VGrewal7

This years Voyage graduation for our 2013/2014 year graduates will be taking place on 31st October 2014. The venue for the event will be at The Warren in Kent. Click here for The Warren's map details and the full address of its location.

For graduation this year we will have many events and displays on offer for everybody to be able to interact with.  We will have a wide variety of guest representitives from several organisations who will be presenting awards to our graduates.  These guest organisations so far include: Creative Access, One Big Community and The London Youth Trust.  We are also in high level discussions with several luminaries and high level professionals to also attend the event and hand out awards.

If you haven't sent us in your reply slip to let us know that you will be attending the event please send it in as soon as possible.  If you haven't received a reply slip to fill out but would like one, please let us know by contacting Isata Jalloh (
We will be updating you all with more details and further developments regarding the upcoming graduation event in due course.

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