Terry Manyeh, on working class students as "generation snowflake"

Terry Manyeh, co-author of the Educating All report into the barriers faced by working class students within higher education, responds to working class students being labeled as 'generation snowflake'.Read more

Cara, 14, 'I know the REAL Moss Side'.

Hi, my name's Cara, I'm 14 years old and I'm from RECLAIM's Moss Side Girls 2015 cohort. I want to tell you what Moss Side is really like, from someone who lives there and has lived there for most of their life.Read more

Aaron Townsend, Educating All participant, on race and class

Educating All participant, Aaron Townsend, speaks about the intersection of race and class and how it shaped his experience at university. "If these... opportunities are accessible only to the privileged then it contradicts the very foundation of what a university education is meant to represent."Read more

Xavier Greenwood, being working class at Oxford

Xavier Greenwood, a working class student from Burnley, writes about his experience studying at Oxford University. He was interviewed as part of Educating All, the youth-led research project commissioned by RECLAIM which explores the barriers faced by working class students at top universities.Read more

Wasan, 13, on the struggle for rights and equality

Wasan, from our Manchester Youth cohort, writes about her fight for equality. "Remind me why people have no choice but to fight for these things? How could I forget? Because we are living in a world where the good is being killed off by the bad."Read more

Abbie, 17, 'We will change this'

Our Tameside Pioneer Abbie discusses the pressures young, working class people face in challenging power.Read more

Roxy Legane asks 'Are there no more working class heroes?'

Lemmy, Bowie and now Rickman: it’s been an emotional and sombre month following the loss of three iconic stars who set the bar for working class success stories. But with their passing, are we also saying goodbye to a future with working class idols?Read more

Iain Moore, Trustee, on leadership inequality

Iain Moore joined RECLAIM's Board in 2016, and raised over £500 for us completing the Cape Wrath Ultra challenge. He talks here about his motivations for working with RECLAIM.Read more

Precious, 13, on The Teen’s Speech

Precious, a RECLAIM alumni, writes about how the young people of RECLAIM created The Teen’s Speech. RECLAIM's annual Teen's Speech is written as an alternative and more realistic version of the Queen’s Speech. A speech that is honest, but still praises the positives and great accomplishments of each year.Read more

Shaz, 19, 'Let's leave intolerance behind'

Our Rochdale Pioneer Shaz tells us why it’s time to leave intolerance behind, and why it’s time for Great Manc.Read more

Eneicia, 15, on her work experience at RECLAIM

RECLAIM alumni Eneicia writes about her work experience at RECLAIM during August 2016.Read more

Samuel, 16, wins the 2016 ‘Equalities Award’

Samuel, who has worked with RECLAIM since he was 12, wins the 2016 ‘Equalities Award’ at the Spirit of Manchester Awards for his invaluable contribution to RECLAIM’s ‘Enough is Enough’ campaign.Read more