“I genuinely believe that people should watch our talk if they want to see what young people are capable of. We get so much bad press and the amazing things we are achieving is hardly ever highlighted.”

Izzy Clarkson – TEDxExeter 2019

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Izzy Clarkson & Jess Pepperell

Generation citizen: teens inspire a million foodbank gifts

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Proving that simple ideas can be the most effective, Izzy Clarkson and Jess Pepperell explain how a project started by young National Citizen Service participants helped to feed a million families nationwide.


Izzy is an apprentice administrator with the NHS and Jess is studying Travel and Tourism at Exeter College. They are both members of their local youth board for the National Citizen Service.

Biography Published 2019

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