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Keeva gets inspired behind the scenes

Today we went to    for part of the ATI tour, where we presented to a group of representatives for organisations on the board! Once we arrived, Alex introduced everyone to each other and gave a short introduction which consisted of a recap and new information. Shortly after that, Inspired Youth introduced themselves and I introduced… Read more »

14-04-2017

Learning about production

Today, I have been doing some more work with Inspired Youth. When i first arrived, we watched the Hands & Voices video with Ian Donaghy who organises, runs & hosts A Night To Remember. Hands and Voices is a fully inclusive singing and signing community choir that inspires disabled people to communicate through creativity, they will… Read more »

07-04-2017

Brainstorming with York Mix

Today I have been doing some more volunteering with Inspired Youth! This afternoon we met with Chris Titley from York Mix, which is a popular digital platform for news and information about York. We discussed a range of new potential projects and ways to develop ongoing media projects. We largely discussed arts and media projects and ways in… Read more »

29-03-2017

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Behind the scenes with Citizens Advice

Today I joined Inspired Youth to meet Kate Cassidy who is an Outreach Advisor for the flood service at York Citizens Advice.  We met at the City Council Offices, where we discussed different ways that we can reach out to the people who were most effected by the flooding in york. Kev and Liam talked about… Read more »

28-03-2017

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Keeva Learns Photo Editing Skills

Today I’ve been volunteering with Inspired Youth again. After yesterdays meeting in which Inspired Youth joined together with Your Consortium to begin the tour  accross York, North Yorkshire and East riding, there was some editing of photos that needed to be done. Using photoshop, we selected a variety of photos which were taken at the meeting yesterday… Read more »

22-03-2017

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Turning creative ideas into reality

Today as my second day of volunteering with Inspired Youth, we focused mainly on a new project Inspired Youth are planning to run with Show Me That I Matter called ‘Care Stories’. The project will reach out to group of children in care in order to creatively tell their stories as a positive outlet, focusing on mental… Read more »

17-03-2017

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Keeva starts Inspired Youth Work Experience

Hi, my name is Keeva, I am currently a student at All Saints Sixth Form studying Psychology, English Language and Philosophy & Ethics A Levels. This week i have started work experience with Inspired Youth. Today, Owen Turner, the Managing Director from United By Design came in to discuss rebranding of the IY logo. We discussed… Read more »

15-03-2017

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Youth powered ‘Aspire To More’ campaign wins National Award

A youth-powered project created to raise the aspirations of care experienced young people has been recognised with a National Award. The Aspire To More campaign won ‘Most Inspirational Youth Campaign’ at the National Kids Count UK Awards. Members of the council, known as Show Me That I Matter (SMTIM) joined Inspired Youth to attend an awards ceremony on 21 November at… Read more »

13-12-2016

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Aspire To More campaign shortlisted for national award

A group of care experienced young people in York have been shortlisted for a national award for their “Aspire To More” project, a website and poster campaign which aims to inspire other children in care and care leavers to live their dreams.   The Aspire To More project shares inspirational care leavers stories to present… Read more »

21-11-2016

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Action Towards Inclusion Film Premiers

A new consultation film ‘Action Towards Inclusion’ made as part of a huge european social fund bid, was premiered for the first time to participants who feature in the film.   Participants and staff from Purple Patch, Peasholme and Orb were invited to The Royal York Hotel to come together, see the film and establish… Read more »

15-11-2016