I dislike politics. I find it boring and a waste of my own personal time, but as I’m a teenager I suppose that’s not a big surprise. However, I think teens, as members of society like any other, deserve a voice, but they also have to show an interest in the political system. I, like […]
Human beings are a social species: sharing stories is how people forge relationships and take a break from the regular routine of their own lives. Whether during the Renaissance, the Great Depression, or a rainy Saturday afternoon, people rely on books to escape their own realities for a few hours. The Spread The Word campaign […]
While there’s still work to be done, the lot of some historically oppressed groups has greatly improved, in this country and across the western world. Evolving social norms, inspired by brave luminaries and bolstered (eventually) by government legislation, has lead to greater equality; whether in terms of gender, race, sexuality or disability. Nevertheless, inequality and […]
Lucy Torbe is from Highlands School in Enfield. She is a cyber mentor for young people experiencing bullying. This short interview with Lucy, filmed at the Alan Pullinger Centre in Southgate, describes her work and the online support that’s available to the victims. As technology and social networks continue to expand their influence over our […]
#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]
Exposure is very pleased to announce its first piece of commissioned work in the north London borough of Barnet. Voicebox, the youth service arm of The Barnet Group, has tasked the award-winning young people’s charity to produce a short film tackling youth homelessness, an issue of growing concern. Hot on the heels of its last […]
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A homeless man ‘wins’ the lottery and wants to share his good fortune. You think he has nothing but – with his faith in humanity restored – you realise he still has shedloads of his own. Watch it while cutting onions, so you have an excuse…
Eliot Taylor investigates homelessness and housing insecurity in Barnet
Emma de Duve & Ursula Mutingwa find out about events management"
Nancy Mahon talks to a businesswoman with her own clothing line
A 14-year-old's brilliant shortlisted entry from the Coram Voices 2017 writing competition
Jack Aldridge explains why going to Comic Con has given him more confidence
Tia-Mai Laine & Noah Turner find out that being a musician requires investment
Stanley Barrell-Kane updates us on what happened in parliament last week
Emma de Duve & Ursula Mutingwa find out what’s behind the big events