25 episodes

The Act On Podcast is a new series by young Londoners, for young Londoners, on the challenges we face and what we can all do to help overcome them.

The series focuses on issues facing young Londoners’ lives, such as inequality, the challenges of social media and the positive impact of participating in live music and cultural activities. The topics and ideas came as a result of our 2019 World Mental Health Day Festival and the young Londoners who made it happen.

Act On Podcast Thrive LDN

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The Act On Podcast is a new series by young Londoners, for young Londoners, on the challenges we face and what we can all do to help overcome them.

The series focuses on issues facing young Londoners’ lives, such as inequality, the challenges of social media and the positive impact of participating in live music and cultural activities. The topics and ideas came as a result of our 2019 World Mental Health Day Festival and the young Londoners who made it happen.

    Never Alone LDN - World Mental Health Day special episode

    Never Alone LDN - World Mental Health Day special episode

    To mark World Mental Health Day 2021 at our Never Alone LDN festival, we recorded a special episode of our Act On Podcast series, looking at young Londoners’ thoughts and experiences over the past 18 months, living through the Covid-19 pandemic, and their hopes for the future. Hosted by Ahmed Mohammed, with guests Alima, Kismet, Rhamel and Sancia.

    You can also watch a filmed version of this episode on Thrive LDN's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8gaxw1qIP4 

    Supported by the Mayor of London and The Baring Foundation. Filmed at Rich Mix. Recorded and edited by The Content Creatives.

    • 22 min
    Season 2 Episode 12- Act On: Nutrition and Mental Health

    Season 2 Episode 12- Act On: Nutrition and Mental Health

    In the final episode of Season 2, we talk about nutrition and mental health.

    Host: Lai Ogunsola
    Guests: Natalie Hardie, Aoife Keohane & Isa Robinson

    This episode is part of a special set of podcasts recorded in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the challenges faced by Londoners because of this.

    • 50 min
    Season 2 Episode 11 – Act On: Health and Race part 2

    Season 2 Episode 11 – Act On: Health and Race part 2

    In the latest double-bill episodes, City Hall’s Peer Outreach Workers, a group of young people from across London that helps influence Greater London Authority policy, talk about health and race, their experiences during COVID-19, their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement, and what we can do to help create a fairer society.

    These episodes are part of a special set of podcasts recorded in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the challenges faced by Londoners because of this.

    • 58 min
    Season 2 Episode 10 – Act On: Health and Race part 1

    Season 2 Episode 10 – Act On: Health and Race part 1

    In the latest double-bill episodes, City Hall’s Peer Outreach Workers, a group of young people from across London that helps influence Greater London Authority policy, talk about health and race, their experiences during COVID-19, their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement, and what we can do to help create a fairer society.

    These episodes are part of a special set of podcasts recorded in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the challenges faced by Londoners because of this.

    • 42 min
    Season 2 Episode 9 – Act On: Eating Disorders and Covid–19

    Season 2 Episode 9 – Act On: Eating Disorders and Covid–19

    In this episode, we talk about eating disorders and the impact of Covid-19.

    Hosted by Bobby Temps, host of The Mental Podcast

    Guests:
    Beth Evans , founder of The Sunflower Project
    Danielle Clark Bryan, TRIANGLE Project Research Assistant, King’s College London
    Hope Virgo, campaigner and founder of the #DumpTheScales campaign

    This episode is part of a special set of podcasts recorded in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the challenges faced by Londoners because of this.

    • 42 min
    Season 2 Episode 8 – Act On: Moving Forward Post-Covid-19

    Season 2 Episode 8 – Act On: Moving Forward Post-Covid-19

    In this episode, we talk about moving forward post-Covid-19. What have we learned during the coronavirus outbreak, what has changed in our lives, and what things are we looking to take with us as we start to return to normal.

    Hosted by Justyn Hollett, with guests Kate Karla and Tatyana Emanie.

    This episode is part of a special set of podcasts recorded in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the challenges faced by Londoners because of this.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

peachesxxx ,

Insightful

Really refreshing hearing young people discussing a whole mix of interesting and relevant topics 👌🏽

Mum1992 ,

5 stars

My favourite podcast! 💚