If, like many people, London’s recent riots have left you feeling helpless and eager to support and rebuild more than just the streets of the city, we have compiled a list of projects and charities that would really benefit from your skills, money or time. Here are a few that you can get involved with:
Bang Radio: Youth-led radio station in Harlesden with training opportunities.
Catch 22 Warehouse: Helping creative industries find diverse young talent.
City Gateway: Charity in Tower Hamlets dedicated to helping local communities unaffected by economic development.
Croydon Youth Development Trust: Offers innovative ways of working with young people.
Exposure: Youth magazine based in Haringey offering hands on experience and training.
Kids Company: Charity which carries out important work with vulnerable kids and teens.
Leap: Charity and UK specialist in youth and conflict.
Live: Youth-led magazine which trains young people.
London Youth: Network of 400 youth organizations, with staff and volunteers working across the capital.
Mentor UK: Youth mentoring programme.
Truth About Youth: Theatre project challenging negative perceptions.
Reprezent Radio: Youth-led multimedia channel providing broadcasting opportunities in New Cross.