Black Fund

New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

Financial

Normalise teaching more financial education in schools for the next generation – beyond the ‘theory’

We must get this balance right – the impact on the economy and on the financial wellbeing of individuals could be huge, and in a positive way. I finished secondary school in 2008 and was lucky enough to have attended both a private and grammar school over the course of my education. As grateful as […]

Arts - I Am New Generation Magazine

These Arts workers moved online during the pandemic and they are ‘thriving’

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many industries upside down in a matter of weeks – and the arts sector is no exception. As insiders warn that the arts and cultural sectors are at risk of collapse without support, many workers have begun moving their businesses online. In addition to using video platforms such as Zoom […]

Maya Lingam - EcoSpot - Sustainability

How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

Economy

As a young scientist…the economy will always exist but we want our future to be stable and safe

We only get one planet. The economy will always exist, whether crashing or rising, but we want our future to be stable and safe – that means economically and environmentally. The current pandemic is not enough to distract the attention away from the looming threat of climate change and the young activists behind the call […]

Black Lives Matter - #BLM

The World – If you care about me as a Black person…

If you care about me as a Black person, just like your ‘Black Lives Matter’ social media solidarity statements, then respect me as a human being just like yourself. You are supporting the ‘Black Lives Matter’ (#BLM) protest and you are using your platform to highlight the society’s continuous maltreatment of Black people and calling […]

podcast

British Podcast Awards 2020 – nominees named in the running to be the ‘best’ podcasts and creators in the UK

With this year’s event taking place virtually and the competition in its fourth year – some of the podcast shows nominated for the British Podcast awards includes programmes created by the under 35s.  As the mainstream radio continues to be fragmented, over seven million people are increasingly turning to podcasts each week in the UK, […]

COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

BYP Network App Launch Party - Black Talent - I am new generation magazine

Launch of the BYP Network App – a tech startup tackling diversity problems facing companies struggling to employ black talent

The essence of community was the topic of discussion at the recent launch party of the BYP Network app – a technology startup connecting corporate companies with Black professionals looking for job roles and a career support system. Dubbed as the ‘LinkedIn for black professionals‘, the app launch event was held earlier this year at Cargo, […]

anti fragile collective - students

‘The Anti-Fragile Collective’ created by students to inspire the younger generation into becoming future agents of change

The I Am New Generation Magazine team were invited to experience a sensory walk-in exhibition – created by students from London College of Fashion together with creative agency ‘Superimpose‘ – exploring how the younger generation can become future agents of change. ‘The Anti-Fragile Collective’ mantra is about inspiring conversations and thoughts about future creativity and […]