Power of Youth Challenge: One Year On

Power of Youth Challenge: One Year On

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Power of Youth Challenge:  News, Report and Recommendations from 'Young Voices Heard'. Over a year ago the young ambassadors of the #iwill ‘campaign for youth social action’ challenged stakeholders and society to: “Listen to Us, Work with Us and Invest in Us”. Young Voices Heard responded with a range of opportunities for young people to have their say, and to work together on an agenda to further embed the power of youth and amplify youth voice in public life. Young people were also saying "Dont just make a pledge and act on it, but also give us feedback and credit for our ideas". This 'post' is YVH's feedback and acknowledgement of young peoples inspiration and leadership in exploring a range of proposals for investment, some of which YVH has been…
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National Youth Social Action Survey 2019: Review

National Youth Social Action Survey 2019: Review

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Findings from the latest Youth Social Action Survey (2019) show that whilst 88% young people still care about making the world a better place, and 86% agreed that is was important to try and make a difference, there has been a downward trend in youth social action since the annual survey started in 2014. Why?   The report and analysis were commissioned from Ipsos MORI by the Dept for Culture Media and Sport to inform and influence the Step Up to Service iwill campaign. It aims to make meaningful social action part of everyday life for 10 to 20 year olds across the UK and has invested £70m through the #iwill fund. (more…)
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“Buckets of Cold Water will be poured on your ideas!” PM : Video, Text, Analysis

“Buckets of Cold Water will be poured on your ideas!” PM : Video, Text, Analysis

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Video, text, and analysis of the Prime Minister Boris Johnson's address to school leavers on Friday 10th July 2020 Rugby, buckets of cold water and Churchill were all referenced in a five minute address direct to young people on Facebook and YouTube:  ".. one of the most important and influential generations in the peacetime history of our country ... we are going to need people like you ... I can't wait to see the great new world that you are going to help us to build.” Read  full text and our analysis. Watch the PM's address, and Obamas speech to U.S. school graduates earlier this year. The address was circulated to schools to pass on to all school leavers during the week of 6th of July. There was no public…
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