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Young People's Area

Media

"I'm Walking A Life"

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"Whitney Spoken Word"

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"Young People Performing A Song"

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Experiences

"Be good to be close to family and those supporting you"

"Intelligence is more than School smart"

"Young people aren't out of reach. Services are out of reach"

"I just tried to stay out of trouble, connect with family and friends and get early release"

"The word education isn't a great word"

"Young people need a second chance"

"If someone's got something to lose they will fight to keep it"

"Don't judge a book by its cover"

"Knowing your rights and entitlements means you feel more empowered"

"If I complain, I don't think anything will happen"

"The long term affect is massive, but the decision is based on the judges mood"

"Young people should be involved from the beginning"

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Rebecca Olokun

Rebecca is currently working as a Paralegal at Cancer Research UK and supports the leadership team with the charity’s diversity and inclusion objectives. She believes that a thriving and enjoyable work environment is one where everyone is included.

She has also worked as a fundraiser and has spent time volunteering at the Free Representation Unit and Lighthouse Education Service.

Having had lived experience, Rebecca understands the need for children and youth services to be rooted in empathy. Based on this, she is committed to utilising her legal and fundraising skills, in the capacity of a trustee, to help Peer Power achieve its vision.