29 episodes

PowerTalk: Be Empowered To Impact

Short powerful interviews and talks from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practise.

Power The Fight exists to empower communities to end youth violence. For this to become a reality, communities will need to work together and learn from one another. Our key aims are to educate, equip, engage and enable communities to be the answer to the issue of youth violence the UK.

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PowerTalk: Be Empowered To Impact

Short powerful interviews and talks from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practise.

Power The Fight exists to empower communities to end youth violence. For this to become a reality, communities will need to work together and learn from one another. Our key aims are to educate, equip, engage and enable communities to be the answer to the issue of youth violence the UK.

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP8 - Ellena Valizadeh - A Teachers Perspective on Youth Violence

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP8 - Ellena Valizadeh - A Teachers Perspective on Youth Violence

    Ellena Valizadeh is Advisory Teacher Children with Physical and Medical Needs at London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Ellena has spent the last 15 years working as a teacher in secondary schools across London. She joins Ben Lindsay to a teacher's perspective on youth violence, knife crime and gangs.

    PowerTALKs are Short powerful interviews from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practice

    For more information on the work our charity Power The Fight does and to discover how you can help Empower Communities To End Youth Violence please visit www.powerthefight.org.uk

    If you enjoyed this free content please considering donating to Power the Fight - www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    #PowerTalk - Be Empowered To Impact
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    • 52 min
    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP7 - Craig Pinkney - Culturally Competent Therapy, COVID-19

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP7 - Craig Pinkney - Culturally Competent Therapy, COVID-19

    Craig Pinkney is a Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist, Lecturer and one of the UK’s leading thinkers/doers in responding to Gangs & Serious Youth Violence and leads the think tank SOLVE. Academically Craig holds a BA (Hons) in Youth & Community Development, PG Cert in Teaching and Learning, Master’s degree in Criminology and is currently undertaking his PhD in Social Science. Craig joins Ben Lindsay, founder of the charity Power The Fight on the PowerTalk Podcast talking about Culturally Competent Therapy, Trauma and the impact of COVID-19 on youth work.

    PowerTALKs are Short powerful interviews from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practice

    For more information on the work our charity Power The Fight does and to discover how you can help Empower Communities To End Youth Violence please visit www.powerthefight.org.uk

    If you enjoyed this free content please considering donating to Power the Fight - https://www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    #PowerTalk - Be Empowered To Impact
    #PowerTheFight
    @PowerTheFightUk
    www.powerthefight.org.uk

    • 50 min
    COVID 19, Disproportionate BAME Impact and the White Led Church Response.

    COVID 19, Disproportionate BAME Impact and the White Led Church Response.

    We Need To Talk About Race: How Should White Majority/White Led Churches Respond to the Disproportionate Impact COVID-19 has had on Ethnic Minorities?

    Synopsis: COVID-19 has revealed racial inequalities but how should White majority/White led churches respond? Ben Lindsay, author of We Need To Talk About Race and CEO of Power the Fight hosts a discussion and Q&A looking at the challenges, solutions and tangible steps to address the racial inequalities highlighted by COVID-19.

    Date: Tuesday 2nd June 7PM - 9PM

    Chair:
    Ben Lindsay - Ben is CEO of the charity Power the Fight which empowers communities to end youth violence, author of the book We Need To Talk About Race - Understanding the Black Experience In White Majority Churches and a pastor is south east London.

    Buy here Ben's book here:

    https:https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0281080178/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_YQN2EbK97S0E4

    https://www.eden.co.uk/we-need-to-talk-about-race-ben-lindsay/

    https://www.waterstones.com/book/we-need-to-talk-about-race/9780281080175

    https://spckpublishing.co.uk/we-need-to-talk-about-race

    Panel:
    Prof Robert Beckford is a British academic theologian and currently a professor in Religion and Culture in the African diaspora in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University, whose documentaries for both the BBC and Channel 4 have caused debate among the Christian and British religious community.

    Dr Elizabeth Henry is National Adviser Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns, Mission and Public Affairs | Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns for the Church of England and former Chief Executive of ROTA (Race on the Agenda)

    Revd Dr Sharon Prentis is Intercultural Mission Enabler & Dean of Black & Minority Ethnic Affairs Church of England, Birmingham and Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre, Birmingham University. Sharon is also the author of Every Tribe: Stories of diverse Saints, serving a diverse world.

    Dr Chris Shannahan, is Associate Professor in Political Theology and Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Theology, politics, poverty, 'race', diversity and activism at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University

    Rt Revd Rob Wickham, became Bishop of Edmonton in September 2015. He is responsible for the four north London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield and Haringey. Bishop Rob is also lead bishop for ALMA, the Church of England partnership with the Anglican Church in Angola and Mozambique.

    Also available to watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/mbI3ir12W7M

    If you liked this talk please consider donating to Power The Fight to help us continue to Empower Communities to End Youth Violence
    https://www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    • 1 hr 58 min
    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP6 - The Impact COVID-19 is Having on Youth Work

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition EP6 - The Impact COVID-19 is Having on Youth Work

    Powertalk is joined by a group of youth workers Femi Koleoso (Jubilee Church London/Ezra Collective), Milka Fisiha (Higher Purpose), Ruth Samuels (All Saints Peckham) and Claude Murray (XLP). We discuss the Impact COVID-19 is having on youth work.

    PowerTALKs are Short powerful interviews from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practice

    For more information on the work our charity Power The Fight does and to discover how you can help Empower Communities To End Youth Violence please visit www.powerthefight.org.uk

    If you enjoyed this free content please considering donating to Power the Fight - https://www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    #PowerTalk - Be Empowered To Impact
    #PowerTheFight
    @PowerTheFightUk
    www.powerthefight.org.uk

    • 1 hr 5 min
    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition Ep5 - Henna Shah - Funding, Grants, Race and COVID-19

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition Ep5 - Henna Shah - Funding, Grants, Race and COVID-19

    Henna Shah is from the organisation Charity So White who have a vision of a charity sector that is taking the lead on tackling and rooting out racism. They want to see a shift in fundamental structures across the charity sector, where the sector, leaders and decision-makers reflect the communities that they work with. We talk about funding, grants, race and COVID-19.

    PowerTALKs are Short powerful interviews from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practice

    For more information on the work our charity Power The Fight does and to discover how you can help Empower Communities To End Youth Violence please visit www.powerthefight.org.uk

    If you enjoyed this free content please considering donating to Power the Fight - https://www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    #PowerTalk - Be Empowered To Impact
    #PowerTheFight
    @PowerTheFightUk
    www.powerthefight.org.uk

    • 29 min
    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition Ep4 Dez Brown - Youth Work, The Criminal Justice System and COVID-19

    PowerTalk S3 - Lockdown Edition Ep4 Dez Brown - Youth Work, The Criminal Justice System and COVID-19

    Dez Brown, is CEO and Founder of Spark 2 Life. Their vision is to REACH, RELATE, EQUIP all they encounter to make positive lifestyle choices that support the eradication of serious youth violence and gang culture. On this episode Ben Lindsay, CEO of Power the Fight discusses the work of Spark 2 Life, youth work, the criminal Justice system and COVID-19.

    PowerTALKs are Short powerful interviews from leading youth violence experts, spreading new ideas and sharing best practice

    For more information on the work our charity Power The Fight does and to discover how you can help Empower Communities To End Youth Violence please visit www.powerthefight.org.uk

    If you enjoyed this free content please considering donating to Power the Fight - https://www.powerthefight.org.uk/donate/

    #PowerTalk - Be Empowered To Impact
    #PowerTheFight
    @PowerTheFightUk
    www.powerthefight.org.uk

    • 46 min

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