Terone Williams, otherwise known as the 'Godfather' is the passionate driving force behind Lambeth Action for Youth, determined to make a positive change to the lives of young people, families and communities. Co-founder, with over 15 years in the industry working with children, young people and families in a wide range of settings and areas including various Charities, Pupil Referral Units, Schools, Youth Clubs, Outreach, Community Development and Respite Care. He loves seeing young people succeed to their full potential whilst working hard behind the scenes away from the 'lights, camera, action'.
TREVOR ELLIOTT MBE
Trevor Elliott MBE, otherwise known as the 'Big Brother' is the award winning face of Lambeth Action for Youth. Co-founder, with over 10 years in the industry working with children & young people. He is also a Foster Carer and has a passion for providing positive activities in the community. The young people look up to him as a positive role model in their lives. He loves seeing young people reach their heights whilst working hard on the forefront of the 'lights, camera, action'.
Workshop Creator & Facilitator
Lydia Lawrence is a recruitment specialist and a poignant knife crime campaigner. She has an array of experience chairing events across London to help combat knife crime. She has strong connections with leading knife crime prevention charities and has appeared on various news broadcasts. She has also produced her own documentary based on her personal life experiences whilst actively raising awareness of female involvement in violence and knife crime. Lydia is currently working on her own autobiography to ensure her story reaches a wider audience.
Workshop Creator & Facilitator
Kerry Hogg, currently studying Criminology and Psychology, has extensive experience as a volunteer Ambassador for the Prison Advice and Care Trust which supports prisoners’ families to ensure their voices are heard within the Criminal Justice System. She has spoken at a range of events and venues including the Old Bailey to raise awareness on how imprisonment affects prisoners’ families. Kerry is also a lead court volunteer; supporting defendants’ families during trials in Crown Courts throughout London for which she has received an award at the House of Lords to honour her voluntary work.
Media Workshop Coordinator
Emmavie Mbongo is a singer/songwriter and producer with an array of expertise facilitating music production courses for young people and creating enhanced learning experiences. She specialises in what she describes as 'limitless, soulful, future R&B'. Her music is an amalgamation of 90s R&B and her love for digital audio experimentation. Emmavie has credits spawned across a number of artists both UK based and internationally, including collaborations with IAMNOBODI, Budgie, ROMderful, Jarreau Vandal, Dornik, Alfa Mist, Nick Grant and Jay Prince.
Business Engagement Manager
Shanice Shields has several years experience working with young people and aims to achieve the very best for the next generation. Her earliest experience began at the age of thirteen, coaching a young girls football team at the Family & Friends Play Scheme. Whilst completing a BA degree in Performance, Drama & Theatre with Journalism, News & Media, she was a mentor for young girls and became a positive role model in their lives. She has previously established a creative platform, enabling young people to showcase their talents, creativity and achievements. Shanice was also involved in the London Evening Standard ‘The Estate We’re In’ campaign, raising awareness on social issues within inner London housing estates and helped to gain funding for facilities to benefit the lives of young people.