Category: News

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

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

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.

Remani, The Filmmaker Who Cares

One person who is doing this is Remani Love, an up and coming powerhouse who has a passion for social change and uses her creative flair to do so. She released her BBC documentary, featuring Sir Lenny Henry, that posed the question ‘Is higher education failing black British students?’.

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.

A letter from Anisa, founder of Beatfreeks – 3 things to know

Did you notice around the New Year how many people were steering away from ‘resolutions’ and talking more about focus words for the year? It may already be the second month of the year (after the longest January in the history of mankind), but our word for 2020 has been taking shape through our conversations.

That word is ‘streamlining’, and it underpins what we’re doing at Beatfreeks this year.

So, what are the results of our consultation and planning? All the best things come in threes, and so do these changes.

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