Guest bloggers

Volunteers, young people we work with, people who support our campaigns and policy write about a wide range of subjects related to young people.
Dr Paula Gooder

Dr Paula Gooder, Freelance writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies

From our Guest bloggers

Paula is Canon Theologian of Birmingham and Guildford Cathedrals, Lay Canon at Salisbury Cathedral, Visiting lecturer at King's College, London, Associate lecturer at St Mellitus College, London, and Theological Adviser to the Bible Society. She is a Reader in the Church of England and a member of General Synod.

Marta Kotlarska, Co-founder of the Click Academy

From our Guest bloggers

Marta Kotlarska is an artist and co-founder of the Click Academy. She has worked with our New Londoners programme by bringing Roma and new migrant children together to create a photo exhibition.

Romany and Ciara, Young People

From our Guest bloggers

Romany is a young person who works with one of our programmes. She co-wrote the song 'Suffering in Silence' and the accompanying blog story with Ciara, who is also a young person who works with one of our programmes.

Sara Hills*, Volunteer befriending

From our Guest bloggers

'Sara' is a student at Leeds University who has been a volunteer befriender with our LEAP programme in Leeds.


Jacqueline Lockhart, Campaigner

From our Guest bloggers

Jacqueline is a parent whose family will be affected by changes to Universal Credit.

Liam Mackin

Liam Mackin, Young Person

From our Guest bloggers

Recipient of numerous awards, including Worcester Young Citizen of the Year for 2012, Liam Mackin is also a student, author and volunteer in the voluntary sector. He has raised an estimated £150,000 for charities.

Amira Dahir, Young Person

From our Guest bloggers

Amira is among a group of ten young people who supported our work as part of their work in The Challenge.

Thomas Bradley

Thomas Bradley, Young Person

From our Guest bloggers

Thomas supports our Make Runaways Safe campaign.

Henry Katende

Henry Katende, Young Person

From our Guest bloggers

Henry is a former member of our young trustees board.

Hazal Kirci, Young Person

From our Guest bloggers

Hazal works with our Greenwich Intergenerational Project.

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