We’ve already supported 364 Young Leaders in launching 102 community projects that have engaged more than 2601 young people.
Hair Braiding with Marina
A series of YouTube videos to teach young people to to braid hair
Beauty by Ruki
A makeup tutorial videos for young people streamed on Instagram
A podcast to inspire young people who want to build a career in the sport industry
Cinema to You
A movie streaming project to restore a sense of unity and normality in the community
Brightening our Borough
A project to inspire young people to pursue their passion in art
Poetry Workshops: Writing, Perfecting and Performing
A poetry series of masterclasses targeting young talents in London
Content Creation Online Masterclasses
A series of online masterclasses where young talented experts from the creative industry introduce young people to the industry and share experience and useful tips.
Motivated Minds - Personal Challenge
Outdoor activity day to engage and encourage young people with barriers to their mental health
Young Minds poetry project
Using poetry as an opportunity for young people to talk about their lives in a creative way
Covid-19 documentary - Sapphire Community Group
Capturing the experiences, pressures and struggles of NHS and key workers during Covid-19
Dine n Discuss
A career networking event for Notre Dame School's students
Reach for the Stars
A project to teach young people useful poetry skills to unleash their creativity during the lockdown
Snow & Sparkle
A project to bring different groups of young people together from across the community
The Yard – Feel Good Edition
Supporting other young people with their mental health awareness and wellbeing
Westminster Foodbank Project
Students presented to their school community - encouraging others to volunteer and donate to their local food bank
Women's Empowerment and Support Squad
A series of exercise classes and discussions focusing on kickboxing and self-defence to empower young women
Mental Health Music Video Campaign
A short film/music video to bring awareness to mental health issues, specifically depression
Mask and Puppet Workshop
A project raising awareness of the importance of mental health
Help the Homeless
Raising awareness of homelessness and the difficulties homeless people face
Youth Showcase Auditions
Workshops and auditions to engage and provide a platform for young people to share their talent with the community
Tech Skills for Older People
Students teaching IT skills to older people in sheltered accommodation
Standing for Children With Cancer
Supporting and visiting a children's cancer hospital ward
Tackling Food Poverty
Students raising awareness of food poverty and supporting the local food bank
A range of activities, games and challenges for young people aged 12-19 in partnership with Coin Street
Talks, demonstrations and stalls on Afro Caribbean hair and embracing natural beauty
Dine 'n' Discuss Careers Networking
An evening of career insight and networking
Building resilience and discipline through boxing
5 week boxing project
Science and Arts project for young people with SEND
Visit to the Science Museum and art project
Self reflection and self portraits
Art classes with the opportunity to think about how you see yourself
Mums at First Sight
Enterprise, employment and support programme for mothers
Students from Orchard Hill college provided hampers and a party for older people in sheltered accommodation
Female Takeover 2
A music and key speaker event designed to discuss issues for women today
Drop the Knife
Scarlett wanted to counter the effects of knife crime by giving young people a chance to showcase their talents
Creative clay art classes
Olamide wanted to give children on his estate that chance to try a different kind of creativity.
Keep Music in Mind
Vanessa wanted to run a creative music event that also tackled mental health issues for young people.
80s dance party
Esther wanted parents in Britannia Village to get a chance to enjoy themselves with their families.
Self-portraiture and self-reflection
Art workshops combining self-portrait skills with self-reflection.
Oaklands school football exchange
Communication skills, a welcome event and training - all part of the football exchange
Kensington Aldridge Academy football exchange
Football exchange project to break down barriers
360 Suicide Prevention Awareness
Creative event around suicide awareness and prevention for young people
Fun day for families with children with disabilities
A day of fun and games for disabled children as well as information and support for their parents.
Royal Wedding Celebration
The young people who attend Caxton Youth Club wanted to organise a party to celebrate the Royal Wedding with their local community.
The Tech Hub
Young Leader Richard hosted a Tech showcase where young people got advice from industry experts.
ICA Zine Making Workshop
The Young Leaders of ICA helped young people to create powerful zine pieces.
Muay Thai Fitness classes
Young Leader Shounde held a Mauy Thai taster session, showing young people the importance of self-defence
Crimson Bubble Collective
4 Young Leaders delivered a creative feminist workshop involving dance, badge-making, fannypack decorating and informal discussion.
Blue Moon Fair
Young Leaders Nadia and Katya created a platform for start-ups to sell and promote their business.
Mummy and Me Movie Nights
Young Leaders Libbie and Kolea brought young mums together for support and relaxation in their community.
Fifa Sports Fun day
Young Leader Josiah hosted a sports and xbox tournament for young people aged 8 - 14.
Girls Football in Hatfield
Martha became a qualified football coach and started her own girls football club.
Birchwood Body Therapy
Young Leader Ayanna hosted a series of body therapy sessions, helping young people to improve both their physical and mental health.
'5 a day' He lSmoothie Making Workshop
Young Leader Osman delivered a smoothie making workshop for young people of the pembury community.
8Eyez Work Placement
Young Leader Julia and her company 8eyez ran a 4 week work placement programme.
State of Mind
Young Leader Bea held a mental health workshop equipping young people to manage both their own and other's mental health.
Young Leaders Ruby and Erin held workshop to teach young people about campaigning for human rights.
Best of Korea in London
Young Leader Jodi-ann an event to show her community the beauty of Korean culture.
Giedre held an series of workshops that merged Mindfulness and dance with female empowerment.
Upgrade Yourself Celebration Event
An event celebrating the achievement of young people in the Upgrade Yourself Programme.
Speak Out Fashion Project
Rosendale's young people turned their feelings for their community into clothes
WeMove Creative Festival
A full day of events including Workshops, speed-networking and a show.
8Eyez 'Female Takeover'
'Female Takeover’ hosted an evening celebrating International Women’s Day.
Baby Care and Share
The Coin Street Girls' club took home virtual babies for the weekend to experience the life of a Young Mum.
Waterloo Youth Strategy
Waterloo Youth Strategy was a youth consultation event to find out what activities young people want in their communities.
Print and design workshops facilitated by two young leaders
LFJ Community Leaders
An event celebrating achievements of all LFJ participants
Rosendale Christmas Party
Young people from Rosendale organised a Christmas Fete
Faiza's Jewellery-Making Workshop
Young people learn the skill of jewellery-making
TWIST Theatre Company
A group of young people started a theatre company and performed in both London and Endinburgh
Yemzi Fashion Design Workshops
A 3 day fashion design workshop at Pembury estate for young girls
Tachbrook Boating Workshops
Community members sail away on speedboats and canoes
KORI trip to Minnis Bay
Community members enjoy a day at sea
Tachbrook Fun Day
Annual Fun Day to bring the community together
Health Is Wealth
Nutrition workshops about healthy eating, reading labels and best practices for planning menus
Litter Pick Up at Peabody Hill
Residents get together to clean up the estate
BFI Short Film
Young people learning how to make short films
Rosendale Fun Day
Great day of music, capoeira, reiki massage and face-painting on Peabody Hill
Still One London
Multi-faceted cultural event ahead of the London Mayoral debate
The Muffin Man Charity Fundraiser
Young people baking and selling healthy muffins for charity
Black History Fashion Show
Fashion workshops for Black History month event at Blackfrairs
Winter Warmer Supper Club
Winter Warmer was a free event consisting of music and a three course meal provided by Cally Munchy and massage and other activities provided by I Am a Well Being
Community Photography & Art Workshops
Fun and accessible photography and arts workshops for young people
PBUK Cultural Awareness Event
Four young people put on arts and food event to raise awareness of cultural diversity and understanding
Affordable & Healthy Meal Workshop
Victoria Omobuwajo developed and delivered an African-themed healthy and affordable cooking workshop for mums and children at a local community centre
Hillingdon Fundraising Football & Fun Run
Two young people bringing their friends together to raise money for charity while keeping fit and active
Tachbrook Youth Residential
Young Leaders organise a weekend residential trip to Hindlead Warren for a group of young people from their community.
Two Young Leaders bring their community together in a celebration of ethnic foods from around the world in support of UNICEF.
Become a Young Leader or Young Ambassador
Are you aged 11-25 and living in London? Want to run activities for other young people in your area? Want to support your friends and community and make a positive difference? Contact us today and you could secure up to £500 funding to make your idea a reality.
About the Project
Peabody is funding 11-25 year olds to develop their own projects, trips and events for other young people in their local area.