Young people’s projects

Our Projects

Young people's projects

Hackney’s young people play a key role in the future of the borough. We are dedicated to nurturing young people by building their leadership skills and supporting them to realise their potential. Through our projects we empower young people to lead and affect change within their communities.


An independent advisory group of young people that monitors, researches and represents the community on policing issues

Mind Over Matter
Providing a wider range of well-being support to Hackney young people

Opportunity Knocks
Employment support for 18-30 year old BAMER people

HI-YLF Network
The Hackney Islington Young Londoners Fund Network

Moving On Up
Improving outcomes for young black men

The Stop and Search Monitoring Group
Holding the Met to account



"In sports, you're competing and you want to be the best. As you are growing in work, you want to do the same".

Brian Ohouot, Talent Match member