Category Archives: Youth

Newham UpRiser Le Ho wins Big Challenge award

   Le Ho, a current participant on the UpRising leadership programme, has been announced as one of the winners of the Big Challenge award. The Big Challenge is a competition for young people aged between 16 and 25 to win part of a £60,000 prize fund for a project that brings communities together. Out of […]

UpRisers visit City Hall

A group of UpRisers kicked off the 2009/10 UpRising programme of learning visits by going to the heart of London government. Eight UpRisers took part in a learning visit on 15 July 2009 to City Hall, home to the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the Greater London Authority. During the visit to City […]

UpRisers advise Prime Minister on knife crime

UpRisers Zarlasht Halaimzai and Sarah-Jane Nii-Adjei took part in an event with the Prime Minister to discuss what action should be taken to tackle the problem of knife crime. The event marked the launch of the “No To Knives” coalition, which includes Richard Taylor, father of murdered school boy Damilola Taylor, and Brooke Kinsella, the actress who […]