16 episodes

TL^2 (Squared) is a podcast by the Ubele Initiative's Young Emerging Leader's Collective, a diverse group of young people from the UK who want to make a sustainable change in their communities.
This podcast follows themes such as social justice, current affairs and other contemporary issues, that affect young people today. Through conversations with one another, we hope to bring a different perspective to various topics.

TL^2 - Todays Learners, Tomorrows Leaders YEL Collective

    • Society & Culture

TL^2 (Squared) is a podcast by the Ubele Initiative's Young Emerging Leader's Collective, a diverse group of young people from the UK who want to make a sustainable change in their communities.
This podcast follows themes such as social justice, current affairs and other contemporary issues, that affect young people today. Through conversations with one another, we hope to bring a different perspective to various topics.

    EPISODE 15: Exploring our interests in Journalism.

    EPISODE 15: Exploring our interests in Journalism.

    This episode features Nawal and her guest Zaynab, talking about their interests, passions and aspirations. They discuss how they discovered the industry of journalism and steps they’ve taken to get the foot in the door.

    • 20 min
    Inequalities in the Healthcare system

    Inequalities in the Healthcare system

    This episode discusses racism in the medical field and the inherent bias that has impacted the lives of many Black people.  We talk about how deep-rooted racism actually is from the technology in the medical field to books taught at medical schools.  We bring facts, figures, and statistics to back up our points and personal experiences.                  

    • 21 min
    Cost of Living and Government Failures

    Cost of Living and Government Failures

    In this episode, Nawal and Amal discuss the cost of living in Great Britain and the consequences of millions of people being forced to rely on food banks and choose between heating or eating. They discuss government failures and more needing to be done for those being pushed to desperate measures. Furthermore, we ask what we would do if we were in the government. 

    • 27 min
    BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    In this episode, I am joined by Salwa Hassan and we discuss a range of topics from Black History Month, education, media and current affairs. We talk about the importance of drawing on ethnic writers, historians and musicians in the school curriculum in order to be more inclusive. Feel free to join the discussion by following our social media platforms and commenting and sharing. 

    • 35 min
    EPISODE 11: What is currently happening in Pakistan?

    EPISODE 11: What is currently happening in Pakistan?

    In this episode, Nawal and Hafza discuss what is currently happening in Pakistan, the floods, lack of media coverage and climate change. We tackle questions such as why the Western countries are ignoring it and what desperately needs to happen now? . We also talk about Queen Elizabeth's passing and a summary of her Majesty's reign: all the prime ministers she saw in her time.  Be part of the conversation by following our social media accounts, Twitter: @YELcollective and Instagram: yelcollective

    • 23 min
    EPISODE 10: REFUGEEHOOD, OUR STORIES

    EPISODE 10: REFUGEEHOOD, OUR STORIES

    In light of World Refugee Day, this episode focuses on Nawal and Amran's journey to the UK as child refugees. They discuss definitions, policies, controversies, and traumas related to Refugeehood and how they relate to their lived experiences. Tune in to begin to understand how the creation of the 'hostile environment' has impacted the everyday lives of refugees.

    • 34 min

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