05 07 '21
Comments Off on Future Hero of the month – June!

Meet Katie – our #Futurehero of the Month for June! Can you tell us about your challenge? On the 6th May 2021 I did a skydive to raise funds for future youth zone. Why did you want to raise money for Future Youth Zone? I wanted to raise money for Future because future has helped…

30 06 '21
Comments Off on Pride Edition: Sam from Write Back UK

As we reflect on this Pride Month we caught with Sam from Write Back UK  This pride month, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be ‘proud’. It’s an emotion I experience regularly as I’m delivering Write Back sessions in Future Youth Zone: pride in the amazing storytellers we work with, pride…

30 06 '21
Comments Off on Pride Edition: Jemimah’s Story

Jemimah is a Youth Worker at Future and always gives young people a warm welcome. This Pride Month we chatted to her about her journey of coming out, what it means to be part of the LGBTQ+ community and how allies can support their queer friends! Jemimah grew up in Barking and Dagenham, she lived…

09 06 '21
Comments Off on She Can Be 2021

On 27.05.21 a group of 10 young women from Jo Richardson Community School took part in ‘She Can Be’ hosted by Future Youth Zone and MS Amlin. She Can Be is an initiative by The Lord Mayor of London aimed to empower young women to make informed decisions about their careers. This year we were…

31 05 '21
Comments Off on 11 Foundation Mental Health Awareness Week

On Thursday 13th May 2021, Future Youth Zone was joined by the 11 Foundation and Chelsea Football Club to deliver a workshop for Mental Health Awareness Week. A group of 16 young people took part in a discussion with Joe Cole about the challenges of being a teenager, and how those pressures effect their mental wellbeing….

21 05 '21
Comments Off on Venice’s Story

Venice, is a 16 year old member of Future Youth Zone. Through the guidance and support of the dedicated youth work team and her peers, she has built up her confidence. Encouraging physical activity over lockdown and interaction with friends has been a key priority: “Before joining Future I used to do the same things…

20 05 '21
Comments Off on Jaylen’s Story

Jaylen is a junior member at Future who regularly attends the Junior and Holiday Club at Future. He is a local resident in Dagenham and lives in a single parent family. When Future first opened Aimee, Jaylens mum asked him if he would attend and after showing him the Future Instagram page Jaylen was keen…

03 04 '21
Comments Off on Spring Activity Booklet

Want to keep entertained and have something fun to do with your friends and family? Download our Spring Activity Booklet here and get started. There are lots of challenges and games to participate in. Let us know how you are getting on via our social media: Instagram: @futureyouthzone Twitter: @futureyz Facebook: @FutureYZ

12 03 '20
Comments Off on Coronavirus precautions and advice

There’s been intense media coverage about the Coronavirus recently so we wanted to get in touch to let you know about the measures we have in place to reduce risk. Like most public spaces in the UK, Future Youth Zone will remain open as usual unless official guidance changes. We are increasing the frequency of…

03 01 '20
Comments Off on Place2Be at Future

As HRH Duke of Sussex announced at the OnSide Awards in November; “It is with real pleasure that I can tonight announce the newest member of the OnSide family, the schools mental health charity Place2Be… Place2be’s mental health services will become available in youth zones, starting with Future Youth Zone in London later this month”…

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