If We Did This

Later today the Commons Speaker, John Bercow MP, will meet with these young activists aged 17-19 campaigning to take violent language out of politics. The petition was launched following the heated Brexit Commons debate where MPs voiced concerns about the coarsening nature of political debate and their own safety. Read more


RECLAIM's Leigh lads to redefine masculinity with their campaign #TalkToUsStayWithUs. Read more

Lisa on BBC Radio 5 Live, April 2018

Lisa Eigbadon discusses the imminent local elections with Nihal on BBC Radio 5 Live. Read more

TES cover Cara & Olivia's speech at The House of Commons, April 2018

Alumni girls Cara & Olivia attend the #SpreakingUp conference at The House of Commons to discuss the power of Oracy. Read more

Rochdale Girls discuss their #ChangeEducation campaign with BBC Radio Manchester, March 2018

Rochdale Girls from the LEAD project chat to Jonathan Ali from BBC Radio Manchester ahead of their #ChangeEducation campaign launch. Read more

Rochdale Girls present their manifesto for change, January 2018

Rochdale Girls from the LEAD programme present their four manifesto points & campaign strategies so far to Rochdale Online. Read more

REIGN attend The Greater Manchester Health & Care Summit, October 2017

Elicia from REIGN attended The Greater Manchester Health & Care summit to discuss their work so far and future plans. Read more

Ruth Ibegbuna awarded Honorary Degree Doctor of Education, July 2017

In recognition or her outstanding contribution to the North West region through youth engagement projects. Read more

REIGN discuss speaking out against CIS with BBC 5Live, May 2017

Elicia & Aaliyah of REIGN discuss their #endthesilence campaign with BBC 5Live Read more

Team Future: the young activists changing British politics, May 2017

Young people today: apathetic and disengaged? Not a bit. Sam & Elijah speak to the Guardian Read more

What do teenagers in Manchester really think of politicians? - Manchester Evening News, May 2017

Young people in Greater Manchester may not have a vote today - but they do have a voice. Read more

Team Future on the General Election, April 2017

We discussed Team Future, young people and the general election with BBC News Read more

Moss Side Food Festival in the Manchester Evening News, April 2017

'A huge food festival is coming to Moss Side to promote Moss Side Pride' Read more

REIGN in the Manchester Evening News, April 2017

Four brave young women who have survived sexual exploitation are sharing their stories in a bid to empower others to come forward. Read more

Ruth Ibegbuna - 10 inspiring female activists who are changing Britain, April 2017

Ruth Ibegbuna featured in Metro's Top 10 Activists changing Britain Read more

Team Future talk with Big Issue North, February 2017

Hammed, Elijah & Cara discuss Brexit and the birth of Team Future. Read more

Ruth Ibegbuna speaking at 5 x 15, January 2017

Ruth Ibegbuna gives a 15 minute talk on why we should be listening to ALL young people. Read more

Ruth Ibegbuna on authentic leadership, London Peace Talks, November 2016

Ruth Ibegbuna shares her experience with working class young people and discusses the importance of authentic leadership. Read more

RECLAIM's Roxy and Laura discuss Devolution, Public Sector Focus Magazine, November 2016

Roxy Legane and Laura Pottinger write about 'Youth Voice and Intergenerational Justice', for the Public Sector Focus Magazine. Read more

Georgia Rigg comments on the Autumn Statement, The Observer, November 2016

Georgia Rigg represents RECLAIM in The Observer to discuss how the Autumn Statement will impact working class young people. Read more