WIN squared

 “Did you know that The Guardian says social enterprises don’t collaborate very well?“ I said to Jess, director of Poached Creative CIC , my partner and the single biggest reason I am still in business. “That’s ridiculous” said Jess and in relation to our story, it is. When I started my social enterprise Mediorite in … Continue reading

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

EOY 2012 – Mediorite, committed to developing young people within media Tackling the root causes of youth unemployment, gang violence and knife crime we build confidence and transferable communication skills with disadvantaged young creatives to get results. Who do we work with? Last year we worked with 261 young Londoners through outreach, as trainees or … Continue reading

Active Grants – music video bust up

What do you do if you need to shoot a music video for a young Jamacian      artist singing Dancehall? Have a BBQ on London Fields is what! Camera Tom Hadrill, Rolando Allen ( pictured )  and Ollie Smith from Ravensbourne college Producer : Pete ( No Hats No Hoods ) Ondre Roach Performance : Akeine … Continue reading

Company day

Company day, company day, company day… COMPANY DAY! What do we do well : we’re a hard working bunch of patient, positive people. We’ve created a great atmosphere and there is no heir achy. Our communications with young writers / collaborators are on point and we come across as trustworthy and with their best interests … Continue reading

2010 The Score

It’s been one hell of a year and in case you’ve been wondering what we’ve been up to I’ve put it into the 12 days of Christmas for you! Feel free to sing in your head – or out loud! 1 awards 3 qualifications 5 young people supported to win £26k funding 8 employed or … Continue reading

A Week in the Life

What’s it like running a small social enterprise? Well I’ll tell you. Monday Arrive to a cold office 9.00 coffee in hand. No one’s in till 1 so it’s a chance to try and get payroll sorted and wade through envelops full of project expenses. Chase invoices and the Hackney Young Photographer’s fund to see … Continue reading

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    Lucy Ferguson : 07968532923 : : Unit 21, Celia Fiennes House, 8 - 20 Well Street, Hackney, London, E9 7PX