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We're an educational charity and social enterprise, empowering young people to question, challenge, and understand some of the most complex social issues today.

    Emerging Leaders - Chanel Contos - Building on Shared Experience

    Emerging Leaders - Chanel Contos - Building on Shared Experience

    How do we build from shared experiences to address past injustices and create national change for future generations? In this episode, founder of Teach Us Consent and author of Consent Laid Bare Chanel Contos explores her work, its effect on the Australian curriculum, and the human impact of her work.

    Please be aware that the conversation contains stories of sexual assault, sexual violence, and rape. The timestamps for these topics are marked in the transcript available on the Resources page of the Cumberland Lodge website here: emerging-leaders-chanel-contos-building-on-shared-experiences

    The views expressed in these podcasts are those of the speakers and not necessarily reflect those of Cumberland Lodge.

    • 24 min
    Democracy 101: What is Democracy?

    Democracy 101: What is Democracy?

    Democracy 101 is the monthly podcast series from Cumberland Lodge about giving a comprehensive introduction to democracy. In this episode, we speak to Alan Renwick from The Constitution Unit at UCL to explore what it means to have a democratic system, what that looks like in the UK, and how we can influence our future.

    • 26 min
    Five Minutes With... Ben Lindsay

    Five Minutes With... Ben Lindsay

    We are joined by CEO and Founder of Power the Fight Ben Lindsay to find out what he believes are the most important conversations we need to be having today and how young people can contribute to those conversations.

    We spoke to Ben at the launch of the new report, Protecting Young Black Lives, Celebrating Black Professionals. You can read and download the report from the resources page of cumberlandlodge.ac.uk

    • 4 min
    Emerging Leaders - Lavinya Stennett: Black history in education

    Emerging Leaders - Lavinya Stennett: Black history in education

    How do we hold onto a vision for change while meeting resistance at all levels? In this episode, Lavinya Stennett unpacks why Black history education deserves a permanent place in classrooms and beyond year-round.

    Lavinya is a writer, cultural educationalist, and Founder and CEO of The Black Curriculum, who work to teach and support the teaching of Black history, empowering all students with a sense of identity and belonging.

    • 16 min
    Five Minutes With... Alex Brocklehurst

    Five Minutes With... Alex Brocklehurst

    In this episode of Five Minutes With... we speak to Alex Brocklehurst from Full Fact, the UK's independent fact checking authority. Alex talks about issues of disinformation and how we can empower young people to help combat its spread.

    • 4 min
    Emerging Leaders - Sabah Choudhry: Authenticity in Journalism

    Emerging Leaders - Sabah Choudhry: Authenticity in Journalism

    What does it take to make a name for yourself in journalism? In this episode, Sabah Choudhry explores how the journalism industry is changing to allow for more authenticity and how being resilient and taking risks can lead to big rewards.

    Sabah is an award-winning multimedia journalist with experience in TV, radio and digital mediums. As a young Sky News correspondent, Sabah reports on a range of national stories and breaking news.

    • 17 min

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