Meet our Social Entrepreneurs

YES Charity works with a selection of social entrepreneurs

Jim Armstrong

Jim Armstrong

A former teacher, Laburnum Boat Club founder Jim converted the derelict Victorian gas works sight in 1983 into a space for kids from the surrounding estates. His vision and hard…
Calvin Walker Hall

Calvin Walker-Hall

Calvin is the very dedicated head coach of Hackney Judo, as well as active competitor. He works tirelessly to set a great example and lift the aspirations of the young…
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Hee-Won Cho

Hee-Won has been involved with the Hackney Jedis from day one. He is motivated to help young people from disadvantaged communities in London raise their life aspirations through sport.
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Lenny Hagland

As the longest serving member of the club, Lenny’s involvement has gone from player to now CEO and he is extremely passionate about IBC’s role in the community.
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Bethany Towle

Co-founder of South London Laces (part of the Laces family), Beth is creating real impact in disadvantaged communities across South London, improving women’s health and well-being through engagement in football.
Jasper Kain

Jasper Kain

A former Chelsea and Gillingham youth player, film maker and community organiser, Jasper combined his talents to set up FBB.  

Katee Hui

Katee is the founder of Hackney Laces, and with a MSc in Environmental Science spends her days working as a management consultant while being the force behind the growth of…