Monday 4th October, 12.30pm – 6.00pm

Never Alone LDN: Speak It was a live, filmed event, featuring panel discussions, speeches, in conversations, workshops and more. The event welcomed bestselling author and culture journalist, Otegha Uwagba; award-winning social entrepreneur and youth leader, Amani Simpson; multi-award-winning international speaker, author and change agent, Hayley Mulenda; and and Grime MC Laughta, who featured in BBC Three’s, Galdem Sugar. Also involved was the LSE’s Dr Camilla Royle, in conversation with 19-year-old student, global YouthStrike4Climate campaign organiser and climate justice activist, Noga Levy-Rapoport. Plus many more.

 

The recording formed part of a film, broadcast at Rich Mix and online on World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10th October, as part of Never Alone LDN: See It.

 

Full event programme

12:30 – 12:45
Welcome and introduction
Peer Outreach Team

 

12:45 – 13:30
IN CONVERSATION

In conversation with Amani Simpson
How can we support young men to open up more and talk about how they are feeling?

Amani Simpson 
Javaun Bance

13:45 – 14:45
PANEL DISCUSSION 

How do we work to build a culture of tolerance, equality, and anti-discrimination in London to further our connections?

Chair: Otegha Uwagba  
Panel members:
• Dr Sanah Ahsan
• Kelsea Delatango  
• Jonas Andrew-Phillip  

14:45 – 15:15
BREAK

 

15:15 – 15:30
LIVE PERFORMANCE BY LAUGHTA

Laughta is a rising star who grew up in London and started rapping in the UK Grime Scene. Born in Nigeria and of Lebanese descent.

Video coming soon!

 

15:30 – 16:15
PANEL DISCUSSION 

How has the pandemic impacted feelings of loneliness and disconnect, and how can we rebuild connection?

Chair: Laughta  
Panel members:
• Kate Samuelson  
• Anmol Kaur Singh  
• António Ferreira  

16:30 – 17:10
IN CONVERSATION 

In conversation with Hayley Mulenda

Hayley Mulenda 
Angel Chineze Chizea

17:15 – 18:00
IN CONVERSATION

In conversation with Noga Levy-Rapoport
Are young people a lone voice in the face of climate change?

Chair: Dr Camilla Royle
Noga Levy-Rapoport 
Kismet Meyon 

 

18:00

CLOSING THANK YOU
Peer Outreach Team