We now have over 200 Young Citizens in our school. We have worked with over 1000 pupils and in the last year the young Citizens.…
Were announced winners of the Philips Lawrence Award 2011, we accepted the award at a regional celebration event at Lewisham Town Hall. We are to take part in a national celebration in the summer at Number 10 Downing Street.
Hosted Community groups and politicians from Connecticut, Berlin and Oslo.
Welcomed the Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, Leader of the Opposition to our College and through our work with her met with Ed Miliband twice,
Were invited to Labour HQ in Westminser to present City Safe Havens to their Strategy and Policy committee. Whilst there they met with Tessa Jowell to discuss ways in which we could help combat gang violence in Lewisham and Southwark.
Were invited to the US Embassy in London to to meet with the First Secretary, have spoken on national radio, been guest speakers in five Universities and appeared on ITV and BBC news.
Have worked with Battersea Dogs Home, Lewisham Council, the Mayor of London, Lewisham Young Mayor and had stalls at Lewisham Peoples Day and Crofton Park Carnival.
Were invited to speak at a New Labour conference about their community work, in particular the City Safe Haven Campaign.
Met with Heidi Alexander, Joan Ruddock, Ken Livingstone, Boris Johnson, Gordan Brown, Nick Clegg, and David Cameron in Number 10.
Were invited by Arnie Graf, Washington based community Organiser and former mentor of President Obama to come to Baltimore to talk about their campaigns.
Origins - http://bit.ly/youngCitizens
City Safe Campaign - http://bit.ly/citySafeObama
SOLA Video - http://bit.ly/SOLA2010videoYC
PLA Video - http://bit.ly/plaVideoYC
Philip Lawrence Award - http://bit.ly/plaNacro2012
Philip Lawrence Award Nacro - http://bit.ly/plaYC2012
Washington & Baltimore - http://bit.ly/americaYC
City Safe Twinning Liverpool - http://bit.ly/liverpoolYC
Bid to meet President Obama - http://bit.ly/obamaVisit
Meeting the Baroness Royall - http://bit.ly/prBaroness
Meeting Ed Miliband - http://bit.ly/pr2Obama
Letter to the Prime Minister - http://bit.ly/pr1Obama
Winning SOLA award 2010 - http://bit.ly/prSola
Twitter Diary - www.twitter.com/youngcitizens
Won Citizens UK Citizen school of the Year 2010.
Spirit of London Young Heroes award 2010.
South London Press for the 'Our Heroes' award 2011.
Lewisham Pupil Ambassadors award 2011.
Philip Lawrence Award 2012.
The Mayor of London said of the Young Citizens …..
"It is vitally important that we all work together to tackle youth crime and I applaud the efforts of the Young Citizens Project from Prendergast Ladywell Fields College. They have shown great initiative and enthusiasm. Their achievements are a shining example of how young people can be a force for positive change in their community."