POWER THE FIGHT: COVID19, ISOLATION AND YOUNG PEOPLE CONFERENCE Session 3 – Gender, Young People & Covid19 – Ebinehita Iyere (Milk & Honey), Talia Kensit (Youth Realities), Laura Price (Abianda)
Ebinehita is a youth practitioner with experience of co-producing projects and activities with young people and professionals. She works with young people who are in or have experience of Health and Justice services. She also founded Milk and Honey offering young women a creative and expressive safe space for young women to thrive and take ownership of H.E.R (Healing, Empowerment and Resilience). As well as working at Juvenis, Ebinehita is currently training at IATE as a Child and Adolescent therapeutic wellbeing practitioner.
Talia is founder of Youth Realities an educating and empowering youth-led organisation based in London, tackling teenage abusive relationships. For young people, by young people. Youth Realities focuses on the root causes of abuse within teenage relationships. They address why the situation has occurred, breaking the cycle of abusive behaviours and tackling the systems that fuel them through different innovative platforms. Working on the ground with young people aged between 11-25. Awareness raising, mentoring and support work, outreach projects, training and self development programmes.
Laura is a Young Women’s Associate for Abianda, a social enterprise that works with young women affected by gangs. Laura has spent years advocating for those who struggle to have their voices heard, whether that be young people or others who are the minority in our society. Laura was previously a Young People’s Advocate for Safer London supporting and advocating for young women at risk of sexual exploitation.