Ashoka Fellow
United Kingdom
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Ruth Ibegbuna's work was prepared when Ruth Ibegbuna was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Ruth Ibegbuna founded RECLAIM to tackle the UK’s low rates of social mobility. RECLAIM is building a new strand of working-class youth leadership with the mission of “being seen, being heard and leading change”, coming out of the most marginalized areas in regional cities with a powerful influence on politics, the media, and mindsets locally and nation-wide.
The New Idea
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