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Centrepoint's Seyi Obakin OBE on youth homelessness, how brands can help, and the power of community

In this podcast the CEO of youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, Seyi Obakin OBE, sat down with Society Editor Mike Piggott to discuss his typical working day, how homelessness in the UK continues to rise under successive governments, how Centrepoint have been working with brands like ASOS, The Co-Op Bank and Selfridges, his thoughts on Burberry and Marcus Rashford's partnership, what more brands can do to help 'break the back' of youth homelessness, and the power of Centrepoint's community to come together during covid. -------------- Watch young person Jamie's story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd0fCeMkkrk If you would like more information or to donate please visit https://centrepoint.org.uk/morethanagift

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The Marketing Society podcast
The Marketing Society is a progressive global community of senior marketers. Our purpose is to empower our members to be brave leaders. Since 1959, we have grown into an influential network of 2500 members.

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Michael Piggott

Michael joined The Marketing Society as Digital, Content & Social Media Manager in 2013. At the end of 2018 he launched the Society's podcast channel, growing it to over 20,000 listens in two years. In 2019 he became Editor, relaunching the Society's main website and launching digital publication, Empower. On the side, he writes and performs spoken word, and is halfway through writing his first screenplay.