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Emeka Egbuonu

Author, Keynote speaker and a publisher

Emeka Egbuonu is an Author, Keynote speaker and a publisher. He has been working with young people for 12 years as a football coach, youth worker, and college lecturer.
To find out more visit www.emekaegbuonu.com

How Parents in Hackney Are Empowering Each Other in Order to Save Our Youth

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03/03/2016 12:27 GMT

'Young People Have the Power to Revive the High Street'

Every time I read about another initiative to try and rejuvenate retail on our high street, I can't help but wonder whether politicians and other policy makers are missing the point. Of course, retail has long played an important role on our high streets, but there is much more to a these spaces than just shopping...
31/03/2014 11:01 BST

Hope in Holloway Prison

Holloway Prison holds female adults and young offenders remanded or sentenced by the local courts. Of these over half have reported suffering domestic violence and one in three have experienced sexual abuse.
11/02/2013 14:58 GMT

Are You Willing to Kill?

If we strive to change mindsets, promote ambition and invest in young people then we would not need to tell them to put the knives and guns down, they would be in a position to make the right choices. This is not the time to give up or to remain silent.
08/03/2012 22:32 GMT

How Young People 'Trading Places' with the Police Can Help Communities

The Crib's Trading Places workshops in Hackney, east London, is a programme which enables young people to trade places with police, teachers, prison wardens and older people in the community. In these sessions, young people reverse roles with the chosen professionals giving the young people and the professionals the opportunity to see how they are perceived by the other
06/01/2012 21:56 GMT

Top Boy - What the Youth of Hackney Really Think of the Show

We all enjoyed it; everyone had their opinions on how Hackney was portrayed. But from my personal experience, there are more young people in Hackney striving for success than are in gangs. It was a good watch and I enjoyed it for what it was - I can relate to some of the issues and the barriers young people face.
02/11/2011 22:32 GMT