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London riots – Your city needs YOU: help guide London’s youths in a better direction

Posted at 3:30 pm, August 17, 2011 in News

London riots clean-up © Scott Wishart / Time OutIf, 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.

 Do you love London? Check out this week’s issue of Time  Out.

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