2017 Programmes

LNK works with a broad range of young people from the age of 8 up to 18 as well as a great number of local businesses – forging the connection between young people and prospective employers. The charity aims to assist young people by developing their skills....

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How LNK started

I founded the campaign in July 2007 at the age of 14. The toll of teenagers being stabbed due to youth crime and gang culture made an impact on me and others around me. The campaign started with just a t-shirt in bold print to make a statement – which read ‘LIVES NOT KNIVES’.

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LNK at Digital Summer Camp

As a result of attending the Financial Times Hackday through Croydon TechCity, Lives Not Knives was offered an opportunity to have a community stand at the Digital Summer Camp this year, held at the Hackney Community College.  

LNK Skydive

When I first started volunteering with Lives Not Knives, I never thought that I would be hurtling out of an aeroplane towards the ground at somewhere around 120 miles per hour. Needless to say, working at LNK has certainly been a different experience to my previous work history.  

LNK at the Financial Times

I arrived at the Financial Times office bright and early. Well, perhaps not so bright (the weather was a little grey!) but certainly early enough. I was greeted, given a visitor’s badge, and without too much delay I was taken up to a conference room on the sixth floor. A number of tables had been

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