Young Hackney News

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Join Hackney Youth Parliament

Think you could represent young people in Hackney? Hackney Youth Parliament are recruiting now! Get elected alongside a group of your peers and work together to get the youth voice heard, and campaign on issues to make a positive change for life here in Hackney. Applications close 24 June.

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Intern at Shoreditch Town Hall

Shoreditch Town Hall is looking for two brilliant Hackney-based Project Interns, aged 18-20 years, to undertake internships on the delivery and producing of Shoreditch Live, part of the Discover Young Hackney Festival. Applications close 19 June.

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Get involved with the Hackney Young Futures Commission

The Hackney Young Futures Commission is looking for young people aged 10-25 to join the commission board and to take part in the Hackney Young Futures survey. Get involved and help make a positive difference to life for young people in Hackney.

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International Men’s Health Week

Hear from Hackney Young Speaker Abdullahi Yussuf on keeping healthy and supporting each other during men’s health week.

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Windrush Cricket Celebration

Residents were bowled over by the play at Hackney’s Windrush Cricket celebration on Saturday 8 June. The event saw over 75 players from Stoke Newington Cricket Club, North London Muslims Cricket Club and opposing teams, taking part in a series of matches alongside carribbean afternoon tea and activities for families.

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Cyberbullying (online bullying) on social media can happen to anyone at any time. Social media should be a place where you can connect with friends and share stuff. It can be really hard if you’re being bullied online, find out what you can do on the Childline website, or come to one of the youth hubs and speak to a worker who can help you.

What's on

For full Young Hackney event listings click here.

Peace Market

A showcase of young creative businesses, musicians, artists, and entrepreneurs, with the aim of bringing the community together to help young people who are homeless and need mental well being support.

Saturday 29 June from 10am, Rose Lipman Building 


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Mermaid Running Club

A running club with a difference! Come and find your happy pace with the Mermaid Running Club! Helping girls to feel more comfortable moving their bodies and being active, in a FUN, supportive and non-competitive environment.

Every Sunday, 11am 


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There are lots of fun and free things to do taking place in Youth Hubs, such as sports, arts, music and film making:

Simply go along to one of the Hubs and speak to a youth worker about what is going on, ring up or look online at the Young Hackney what’s on page.

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