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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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Inspired Youth Director nominated for Community Award

Inspired Youth DIRECTOR and co-founder of a “thriving project for young people” said he was “humbled” to be nominated for the Community Pride awards. Kev said “We use creativity, arts and film as a way to engage with young people and make them creative partners in creating content that can make a social impact”. See the full story in… Read more »

12-06-2015

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Inspired Youth dementia awareness films played at City Screen Cinema York

Inspired Youth are delighted to announce that our dementia campaign films commissioned by JRF for the ‘A Story About Us’ project, are now screening before feature films at the City Screen Picture House in York. The films will be shown as part of Dementia Awareness week #DAW15 and can be seen before the following films. A… Read more »

19-05-2015

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Inspired Youth become international media trainers

Last month Inspired Youth went to Germany to take part and run workshops with the Youth4Media network in Yorks twin city Munster. Liam (IY Technical Manager) ran a workshop about audio and Kev (IY Director) ran a workshop about camera set up and filming. The participants in the workshops had come from all over the world including… Read more »

19-05-2015