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CitySafe: Jermain Jackman launches ‘Safe Haven’ at Cambridge House

On 12 December 2014, Jermain Jackman, winner of the 2014 Voice UK, launched Cambridge House as a CitySafe ‘Safe Haven’. CitySafe is a community-led campaign from Citizens UK to make our streets safer. The campaign is about young people building relationships with the police and local businesses to open Safe Havens. CitySafe Havens are places of safety for people in…

End Racism This Generation!

Last week we joined Runnymede’s fantastic and inspiring campaign, End Racism This Generation. Although it is illegal to discriminate against someone based on their race, racism is still extremely common in our society. Did you know that young black people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed compared to young white people in the UK? And that almost…

Sounding Out Southwark

The follow up event to One Big Debate is here. Join us for Sounding out Southwark. One Big Debate – the first ever event of its kind – took place in November last year to officially launch One Big Community (1BC). The six hour online debate was organised by young people, for young people, with 14-25 year olds coming together…

19Plus End of Year Show

On the night of the 16th December 2014, at 6:30pm, there’s one show which you quite simply do not want to miss! Returning with much aplomb and revelry – “the absolute highlight of the Cambridge House year” – 19Plus will be back with their annual end of year performance. This year’s show – Games of the Games Gameshow! – promises…

1BC invite you to One Big Debate

On Saturday the 30th November 2013, our wonderful young people, who together make up One Big Community, will be launching their new initiative – One Big Debate. This will be the biggest online debate ever seen about youth violence in London. Their aim is to get young people from every London borough discussing youth violence – the causes, effects and…

Jeremiah Emmanuel becomes a patron of Cambridge House

Say hello to our new patron! At this year’s Annual General Meeting – held on the 24th of October in our beautiful Gilroy Hall, it was announced that Jeremiah Emmanuel, the founder of One Big Community has been appointed as a patron of Cambridge House. “As a 14 year old boy, Jeremiah is an inspiration to us all. His passion…