Youth Matters
This is what matters: a second chance
"Staying out at night used to be so exciting. It was a lot better than staying home where my mother was always yelling and so much better than doing useless and boring homework. I had a group of friends who understood these frustrations. One night, we were just hanging out, not doing anything in particular, not causing anyone any bother when two policemen approached us.

They took me into custody and held me on suspicion of triad activity. Talk about fear and shock! I had no idea that the guys I was associating with were gang members. I was afraid. I was about to lose everything: my family, my freedom and my future. When a social worker got in touch with me and offered me the opportunity to turn my life around, I jumped at the chance. Hopefully, I am now on the right track and will not be so stupid and gullible again."

Ah Kwan is now a regular at the night markets organized by HKFYG's Youth Crime Prevention Centre. Read on for news about them. Visit or contact Ken Lee tel 2702 2202 for further details.
Coming soon
Charity Auction and Sale Reflecting China's Culture and Traditions: Courtesy of Lisa's Collection
Charity Auction and Sale July 2017
For All enthusiasts and collectors
With A fabulous selection of precious artefacts, jade, ceramics, fine jewellery
Proceeds support HKFYG online counselling services for socially withdrawn youth with emotional health problems
Dates & Times
Auction Preview & Sale 28 - 29 July 2017 (Friday & Saturday) 10am-8pm
Auction & Sale continue 30 July 2017 (Sunday) from 10am
Venue 5/F, HKFYG Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Online catalogue
Enquiries Brenda Yip 3755 7101 or Mandy Tse 3755 7102

Launch of HKFYG Positive Life Attitude Award for Young People
Date 8 July 2017
Venue HKFYG Auditorium
Aim To give encouragement and appreciation to young people who have overcome tremendous personal odds to retain a positive outlook on life
Eligibility Secondary school students in HK
More details
Enquiries Raymond Chan 2395 0161

Hong Kong Book Fair 19-25 July 2017: HKFYG at 1B-C38 General Books Pavilion with 10 new books
Discounts and complimentary tickets from HKTDC available
Promotion ends THIS WEEK at 23:59 on Friday 7 July!

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Enquiries Ada Chau
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
Night Market YND3 with Social Welfare Department plus Healthy and Safe City Committee of Sai Kung District Council
Organized by HKFYG Youth Crime Prevention Centre
Target Young people who hang out on the street at night
Venue Tseung Kwan O Sports Centre
Dates June 2017 to Feb 2019
More details
Enquiries Ken Lee 2702 2202

Successful Concert of Ten Thousand Voices: 26 June 2017 at the Hong Kong Coliseum
Concert of Ten Thousand Voices
Guests of Honour
The Hon Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP Chief Secretary for Administration of the HKSAR & Mr Chen Dong, Deputy Director, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR
Complete list of guests here
Featuring Guinness World Record-setting attempt for beatbox vocal percussion
Co-organizer RTHK
Sponsors Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation, Sino Group
Venue Sponsor LCSD
Overseas & Hong Kong celebrities Joey Yung, Hins Cheung, Alfred Hui, Kwan Gor, FatKing
Plus from UK and Finland Tobias Hug & Club of Five
More details
Enquiries Alice Lui 3755 7067

Belt and Road Multimedia Resource Kits Launch with Teachers Seminar
6 July 2017

Venue 25/F HKFYG Building
Aim To enhance secondary school students' understanding of the Belt and Road Initiative and raise their awareness of the opportunities and challenges that it generates
Target Secondary school teachers
Guest of Honour Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung, Chairman, Education Commission
Guest speakers Dr Simon Shen & Mr George Tsang
Sponsor Quality Education Fund
Download kits at
Enquiries Amy Wong 3422 3161

Hong Yip Service Company partners HKFYG Youth Employment Network Job Training Programme
Aim To provide on the job employment training for 15-24 year-olds in engineering and customer service.
Dates July 2017 to July 2018
More details
Enquiries Ms Au Yeung 3113 7999
Just published
Report No. 23 HKFYG Youth I.D.E.A.S.
Togetherness: Young People's Views on Social Cohesion and Social Fracture in Hong Kong
95.2% of the 519 15-34 year-olds in a phone poll thought togetherness was important. Its greatest meaning is its potential to improve livelihoods (27.6%), to keep the city moving on (27.4%) or to increase sense of belonging (20.8%). Yet, respondents feel that society is seriously at risk of fracture and 33% think the problem lies in mutual lack of trust between the public and the government.
Report No. 23 HKFYG Youth I.D.E.A.S. Governance & Constitutional Development group
Full details [in Chinese]
Enquiries Sharon Cheung 3755 7039