“Youth at the Table” – The Young Trustees Movement

“Youth at the Table” – The Young Trustees Movement

Blogs, Governance, Youth Voice in the Boardroom
"It's time to end social distancing! No - I'm not referring to the Covid19 two metre spacing but the social distancing that is growing between generations. Young voices are less likely to heard on the issues that matter to them in the places that matter. They are rarely involved or share in decisions that affect their future. An inclusive vision and mission for our country and the organisations that shape it, is more likely to be realised when every voice, particularly that of young leaders, is valued and heard. At a time when young people are facing disproportionate covid19 consequences and challenges - they deserve to be at the table. Particularly in the boardroom, and any other forums, councils, or parliaments, that are making decision that will affect them. If…
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Young Trustee Movement

Young Trustee Movement

Changemakers and Champions Gallery, Gallery, Organisations, Youth Voice in the Boardroom
Straplines: 'We’re a movement of young people and charity leaders mobilising for better charity boards' 'Less than 3% of charity trustees are under 30 - we're changing that' (target is double numbers on charity boards).  Target - to double number by 2024. Website: www.YoungTrusteesMovement.org.uk         Launched Oct 2019 Mission:  'Double the number of trustees aged 30 and under on charity boards by 2024. (while the spotlight is on the age factor, our movement is part of a wider call for diversity on boards Create a norm of Boards embarking on a journey of change and realising that this also benefits all board members Changing the image of what a trustee looks like, by shining a light on the impact made by young trustees. Define what conditions allow…
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