Brexit: What does it mean for young people?

Are you free at 4.30pm on Monday 24th April? We’re hosting an event in The Gatehouse at Havering Sixth Form College to discuss the facts about Brexit with experts from Undivided and My Life My Say. We’ll talk about how leaving the EU will impact young people in Havering and across the UK – come along and feel empowered to share your ideas and views now Brexit negotiations are underway. Check out the FB event here:

The EU Referendum saw the Leave campaign win with 52% of the vote. However in polls 73% of 18-24 year olds said they voted to remain in the EU.

Now Article 50 has been triggered, and negotiations are underway, what effect will Brexit have on young people in Havering and beyond?

Our expert panel will be here to discuss the facts about Brexit, featuring:

– Elspeth Hoskins (Campaign Manager, Undivided)
– Mete Coban (CEO, My Life My Say & Labour Councillor)
– Margaret Mullane (Labour Councillor, Barking & Dagenham)

– Chaired by: Hannah Dixon (Chair, HYL)
– Tele Lawal (BAME Officer, HYL)

This event aims to help students:

• Feel empowered to voice their opinions and promote discussion

• Provide knowledge surrounding Brexit

• Plan effectively for their future and give them the chance to make informed decisions

Our expert panel will provide information on the following:

• The process after Article 50 is triggered

• Benefits and negatives of Brexit, especially how young people will be affected

• How young people can be more involved in Brexit

• Where young people can find out more information about Brexit

This event is FREE and open to all young people living, studying or working in Havering

HYL Brexit Event - Final Poster