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Inspired Youth film shines for Calderdale

A new Inspired Youth film is shining the light for a range of new and innovative services in Calderdale that support teenagers on the edge of homelessness and care. The film was well received in Calderdale and was recently screened at a DFE event in London to ministers and local authorities from accross the country…. Read more »

19-02-2016

Foster Recruitment Campaign set to launch in Kirklees & Leeds

A public facing foster carer recruitment campaign produced by Inspired Youth is about to launch to the public. The campaign created in partnership with Foster Focus, Kriklees and Leeds City Council was shaped via consultations with foster carers and is driven by real care experienced young people rather than actors to explore what qualities they felt a good foster… Read more »

01-02-2016

Edge of Care film set to be screened to Ministers at DFE event

A new Inspired Youth film about young people on the edge of care is set to be screened to government ministers and an audience representing 54 local authorities from accross the country at a DFE event this week. “The edge of care” was produced by Inspired Youth for Calderdale Council to demonstrate how Right Home, a… Read more »

01-02-2016

A foster carer recruitment campaign driven by experiences

Inspired Youth have partnered up with Foster Focus to create a brand new Foster Carer recruitment campaign for Kirklees Council. The campaign has been in development and is being shaped through consultations with professionals and foster carers to draw on real life experience to create key messages. Today we met with foster carers from Leeds and… Read more »

08-12-2015

Powerful Anti Bullying Campaign Launches

Inspired Youth have produced a new powerful anti bullying campaign for East field Primary School in Wolverhampton in partnership with Foster Focus. The campaign is made up of a poster series and short film devised and performed by young people in Year 6. The campaign was launched during anti bullying week and was shared at… Read more »

07-12-2015

We’re Human Films Ready to Launch

Three films and an exhibition capturing the humans behind homelessness are complete and ready to launch. The project will culminate in a launch event to be held in the new year, showcasing three powerful and thought provoking films alongside a series of powerful portraits. Watch out for updates on the launch event in January 2016… Read more »

07-12-2015

New project will capture the humans behind homelessness

Inspired Youth today launch a powerful photography and film project to show the human side of people experiencing homelessness. “We’re Human Too” is funded by a small grant from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation York Committee, and will be delivered by Inspired Youth in partnership with York Arc Light homeless charity and Scott Akoz Photography. The project will focus… Read more »

19-10-2015

Youth led anti-bullying campaign inspires

Inspired Youth teamed up with Foster Focus and Eastfield Primary School in Wolverhampton to create a youth led anti bullying campaign. The project involved pupils from key stage 2 at Eastfield Primary. Over 2 days, the pupils engaged in a series of creative workshops including lyricism and film making. The campaign formed the shape of… Read more »

02-10-2015

‘A Story Like Ours’ Exhibits at Explore York

Our positive JRF funded dementia friendly portrait exhibition ‘A Story Like Ours’ will showcase for 2 weeks at Explore York Library. Having already toured several venues in York including a public launch at Kings Manor the exhibition will now sit proudly in the foyer of the Library in the heart of York, ensuring the wider public have… Read more »

28-09-2015

Films set to broadcast on The Community Channel

2 films made as part of the successful ‘a story like ours project‘ are set to broadcast next week on the Community Channel. The powerful films feature people living with dementia and were designed to raise awareness and challenge attitudes. The project was a part of Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s wider work towards making York a dementia friendly… Read more »

18-06-2015