#YouthVoiceNews, 07June22: Power of Youth Day, Mental Health Govt Roundtable, Campaign4YouthRecognition

#YouthVoiceNews, 07June22: Power of Youth Day, Mental Health Govt Roundtable, Campaign4YouthRecognition

News and Blogs, Recognition, Youth Social Action, Youth Voice in Democracy
The Power of Youth Day - Youth Policy Dev Group -  Mental Health Roundtable - Campaign4YouthRecognition  The 6th of June was #PowerofYouth Day!  So 'Young Voices Heard' is celebrating the voluntary work of young people involved in #youthvoice and #youthsocialaction, and asking you to support the Campaign4YouthRecognition by nominating someone amazing for recognition, locally or nationally.  Whether its a nomination for a Queens Honour, to a Gold Star in school for being a changemaker - lets all recognise and encourage young people and each other, recognising good work. But we would also like to spotlight the volunteering of the Youth Policy Development Group who are working 'for free' to inform and influence government policies on behalf of their peers. Power of Youth Spotlight: The "Youth Policy Development Group"  Thankyou and…
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News: Queens Platinum Jubilee Youth Honours List 2022 (#youthvoice champs recognised)

News: Queens Platinum Jubilee Youth Honours List 2022 (#youthvoice champs recognised)

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This is the YVH Platinum Queens Youth Honours List, posted to highlight those aged <30  who have been recognised for their exceptional service, leadership or  youth social action, and to inspire more nominations of young people. (Scroll down for information on #10yearsofwinner and link  #How2Nominate  #Campaign4YouthRecognition)  Congratulations all ! Especially to YouthVoice champions Naomi, Katrina and Patrick....  1/ Naomi Lea BEM (23) Cardiff #YouthVoice champion, volunteer campaigner and trustee, StepUpToServe/ and #iwillcampaign/movement for youth social action, and co founder of ProjectHope and services to young people particularly during Covid19 2/ Katrina Lambert BEM (21) Edinburgh, #YouthVoice champion, for services to young people,  trustee (Volunteering England) and lately co-Chair Back Youth Alliance services to young people (You can read Katrina's interview by Young Voices Heard in 2020 as part of our PowerofYouth series) 3/…
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NEW: Updated Queens Youth Honours List,  with 10 x Case Studies New Year 2022

NEW: Updated Queens Youth Honours List, with 10 x Case Studies New Year 2022

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This is the YVH Queens Youth Honours List - updated Jan 2022 to highlight those aged <30  who have been recognised for their exceptional service, leadership or  youth social action.  There were 79 new young people in the New Years Honours list, 6.1% of the total. Whilst most of these were for sporting achievement - 10 were recognised for their youth social action, volunteering or leadership.   This list values and celebrates these changemakers as worthy role models in a campaign to inspire more nominations, by you, particularly of those who would not otherwise be nominated. Read their stories and be inspired. Do you know of others who have similarly achieved and deserve to be lauded. Then follow our links to see how to make a  nomination and watch the video…
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Campaign for Youth Recognition – How to nominate young people for Queens Honours 2023

Campaign for Youth Recognition – How to nominate young people for Queens Honours 2023

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"The 'Campaign for greater Youth Recognition' is a call to everyone to nominate a deserving young person for a national Honour or local award, either for HM The Queens New Year or Birthday Honours, or indeed to one of many other awards. (Diana Awards, Points of Light Awards, Pride of Britain ) Young people are all too often overlooked and go unrecognised for their volunteering or community work - yet so many do so much. Lets celebrate the best and hold them up to inspire others to follow by highlighting success stories that represent everyone in our communities. Every year more and more young people (under 30) are being recognised. (see below for previous years) Though most under 30s are still recognised for their sporting - there has been increase…
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Invitation: “How to master an Honours Nomination for Young People”

Invitation: “How to master an Honours Nomination for Young People”

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The Cabinet Office in partnership with DCMS and Young Voices Heard's are hosting a free lunchtime Zoom Webinair on how to master the an honours nomination for young people (aged under 30) You are invited... "You are invited to attend a session on Wednesday 28th July at 12:30pm to 1:45pm hosted by the Cabinet Office in partnership with DCMS and Young Voices Heard on ‘How to master an honours nomination’ for young people under the age of 30. This free webinar is open to people of all ages who champion young people, but is particularly aimed at those under 30 years old, who are interested in nominating their peers. Please share within your organisations, memberships, and networks,  particularly those working directly with this age group. Registration is free. During the…
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2021 Queen’s Youth Honours List – Birthday

2021 Queen’s Youth Honours List – Birthday

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This is the Queens Youth Honours List. It's updated every six months by Young Voices Heard. This is a list of young people who were aged under 30 at the time of their award, who were recognised for their exceptional service, leadership or  youth social action identified through media reports when the awards are announced. They are listed together to celebrate and equally value young people as leaders, role models and changemakers in our society, and to inspire more nominations, particularly those who would not otherwise be included. Scroll down for additional information on why they were honoured. For information and guidance on how to make a nomination go to Youth Honours Cabinet Office Presentation (slides) and links to Cabinet Office/Application This is part of the campaign for greater youth…
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Do something amazing – for someone amazing – #Nominateyouth

Do something amazing – for someone amazing – #Nominateyouth

Democracy, News and Blogs, Recognition, Young Voices Heard, Youth Social Action
Its been a New Years Honour for an increasing number of 'young' changemakers like Mete Coban MBE (pictured), as more, and even younger people, are being successfully nominated for New Year's or Queens Birthday Honours. This blog highlights some who have been recognised for their youth leadership and campaigning work as young-led social action shows increasing signs of becoming a self-sustaining movement, as more of its young flagbearers are being recognised nationally. Valuing Recognition Since 2018 Young Voices Heard have been making new year resolutions. One of these 'To nominate more youthvoice projects and their champions for awards and recognition, locally and nationally' is one way to ensure that youth-led social action, in all its forms, is recognised. It is relatively easy for anyone to take the time to put…
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