A Story for Young People on Possibilities

There are many possibilities on how to start writing this article. Indeed I’ve deleted and rewritten this opening sentence several times. And I guess that in itself comes to the heart of my story for you today. To embrace possibilities is possibly the most scariest and rewarding thing you can do as a young person. […]

Lost Dreams

The past few months have been somewhat of a whirlwind for most of us, with canceled plans, delayed schedules, and social distanced everything. It seems that sanitizers and face masks have trumped car keys and wallets as essentials. Our routine has been disrupted and flipped upside down and the theatre and arts sector has been […]

5 Steps of Protecting ‘SELF’

5 Steps of Protecting ‘self’ Our Fuel funding allows us to come across a whole range of people but there is none quite like Arizona Brodie. She is the second woman in Scottish history to receive a black belt in Brazilian jujitsu. Yes, you read right, she’s a black belt in Jiu Jitsu.   She […]

2 Metres Closer to my Goals

4 WAYS TO ENSURE SUCCESS IN PRODUCING YOUR FIRST EVENT Have you often wondered, if there is any advice that will get me those extra 2 Metres Closer to Goals? Well, wonder no more. Will Amott shares the 4 ways to ensure success in producing your first event. Hey, I’m Will. I am a producer […]

Daniel’s Story

By now we’ve seen how the power of speaking up and the importance of and using our voices. We’ve seen this exhibited through Black Lives Matter protests that have caused justice to be brought for those who were mistreated. Not to mention the removal of colonial monuments that represent oppression. Our voices are powerful Meet […]

4 Ways Beatfreeks has Taken the Digital Space

With all, that’s been going on in around the world and in what feels hopeless and strange we’ve seen humanity rise to the occasion and the digital space has been a force of good and positivity. From the social media challenges that seem to be flooding our timelines and businesses becoming more visible. It’s clear times have changed. Amongst the noise Beat Freeks has managed to create a space for young voices to be heard nationwide

Keiya: becoming her own boss

One girl who has let nothing stop her even when all the odds were stacked against her is Keiya! She is not only a girl boss who has mastered the art of a side hustle but has also found ways to give back to her community using her entrepreneurship to smash the limiting glass ceiling.

Kicking the Dust Off Heritage in Kenya – Jay Davis

Young people have something to say, know how to say it, and for good reason!

Jay has been a Don’t Settle resident for the past year, creating discussion spaces for young people to shape how we talk about personal identity, race and representation. He’s been given the opportunity to speak at the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth a programme by the British Council, who are holding an international conference in Kenya – letting institutions know that young people have a lot to say on the matter.